Insurer Needn't Cover All Costs In Turbine Fight: 8th Circ.

Law360 (August 16, 2019, 9:31 PM EDT) -- A Minnesota judge properly denied a bid by four energy company executives to force their insurer to cover all the costs they incurred in litigation and arbitration involving a South Korean wind turbine manufacturer that included entities not covered under their policy, the Eighth Circuit ruled on Friday.

The circuit court found that the four executives of Juhl Energy Inc., a Minnesota-based energy company, had failed to prove that National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh PA was obligated to pay 100 percent of their costs and expenses racked up in litigation and arbitration with Unison Co. Ltd.

The protracted legal...

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