Insurer Flooded With Counterclaims In BU Piping Suit

Law360, New York (February 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Trustees of Boston University have hit back at Travelers Property Casualty Co. of America over the insurer's bid to refuse coverage for a $6 million claim over a leaky biowaste removal system at the university's new infectious diseases laboratory because of an exemption for faulty design and workmanship in the project's policy.

The university — along with its contractor, Turner Construction Co. Inc., and subcontractor, American Plumbing & Heating Corp — filed a slew of cross-claims, counterclaims and third-party complaints Monday in response to the...
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