Oil Co. Can Seek Coverage For Claims Over Workers' Deaths

Law360, New York (February 11, 2014, 1:46 PM ET) -- An Oklahoma federal judge said Monday that a National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., policy must be interpreted as covering the types of claims faced by an oil drilling company over the deaths of two employees, finding the policy was ambiguous as to whether the underlying claims are covered.

Cactus Drilling Co. LLC sued its umbrella carrier National Union and its claims administrator Chartis Claims Inc. in 2011, after National Union denied Cactus' claim for coverage in a suit filed by the families of...
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Case Title

Cactus Drilling Company LLC v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh Pa et al


Case Number

5:12-cv-00191

Court

Oklahoma Western

Nature of Suit

Insurance

Judge

Vicki Miles-LaGrange

Date Filed

February 20, 2012

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