Shaw Gets Wash. Law To Apply To $107M Faulty Pipe Suit

Law360, New York (October 17, 2012, 9:45 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Wednesday granted pipe manufacturer The Shaw Group Inc.'s request that Washington state law control a coverage dispute between it and North American Specialty Insurance Co. and Zurich American Insurance Co. in a $107 million lawsuit over Shaw's allegedly faulty pipes.

U.S. District Judge James J. Brady, in granting Shaw's motion for partial summary judgment, rejected the insurers' argument that Louisiana law should control the dispute because it applies both to Shaw's insurer misconduct claim and to the interpretation of an exclusion under...
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