Insurer Needn't Pay $3M Over Wreck: 7th Circ.

Law360, New York (July 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Because it wasn't properly notified, National Union Fire Insurance Co. is not obligated to pay the $3 million balance of a $6 million judgment stemming from a lawsuit over a driver's death in a crash with a tractor-trailer, a federal appeals court has ruled.

Pittsburgh-based National Union did not have a duty to defend and provide coverage to the truck driver or his employer, Monday's opinion in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit said, affirming a federal judge's August 2008 grant of summary...
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