Insurers Trim Pentair's $30M Indemnity Suit

Law360, New York (April 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has trimmed the claims in Pentair Water Treatment (OH) Co.’s lawsuit against its insurers to recover $30 million the water filter manufacturer paid over the outbreak of Legionnaires' disease on a cruise ship in 1994.

On Tuesday Judge Barbara S. Jones of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York tossed Pentair’s allegations that Continental Insurance Co. and CNA Insurance Companies engaged in deceptive practices when failing to fulfill their insurance policies and breached their contract by refusing to post...
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