Wells Fargo Beats Broker Negligence Suit In Fuel Leak Row

Law360, New York (October 09, 2013, 1:03 PM ET) -- A Kentucky federal judge on Tuesday tossed a Hardy Oil Co. Inc. suit alleging Wells Fargo Insurance-Indiana failed to recommend policies that would have protected it from liability in a massive fuel leak, saying the company would not have qualified for such coverage.

U.S. District Judge Joseph M. Hood granted the insurance broker’s summary judgment bid after determining that the undisputed facts showed that the 2010 petroleum leak occurred at a Hardy fuel storage facility in Richmond, Ky., that was too poorly maintained to have qualified...
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