Pa. Refinery Sues Insurers Over $20M In Lost Biz From Spill

Law360, Philadelphia (January 28, 2013, 4:08 PM EST) -- United Refining Co. sued six insurance companies and an insurance adjuster in state court in Pennsylvania Thursday, contending that the insurers failed to provide coverage for $20.5 million in lost business stemming from the 2010 rupture of a crude oil pipeline.

In the suit filed in Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas, the Pennsylvania-based company alleged that the rupture of a Michigan pipeline owned by Enbridge Inc. prevented its refinery from receiving crude oil, causing an interruption in business that cost it $31 million.

United contends that...
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