Hanover Insurance Loses Bid To Block Contractor From Spending $2.3M

Law360 (October 11, 2018, 8:50 PM EDT) -- Hanover Insurance Co. lost a bid Wednesday for an order blocking Oryx Oilfield Holdings LLC from spending $2.3 million the insurer says the contractor wrongfully obtained after allegedly lying to a Texas city that the money belonged to the contractor and not in an account for the insurer.

Hanover had said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that, without a temporary restraining order blocking Oryx and its partners from dissipating funds from a road construction project, the money might be lost forever, but U.S. District Judge John McBryde rejected the bid after finding the complaint hadn’t been properly verified, according to the...

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October 9, 2018

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