Defective Boat-Paint Claims Not All Covered: Judge

Law360, New York (March 31, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a dispute over whether insurer Mid-Continent Casualty Co. must cover litigation costs arising from the sale of allegedly defective boat paint, a judge has found that many claims against paint seller Clean Seas Co. Inc. are excluded from coverage and that a deductible applies to each boat owner in instances where there is coverage.

On Friday, Judge Timothy J. Corrigan issued an order in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida declaring that certain legal claims over the marine anti-fouling paint were...
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