New Orleans, Insurer Settle Landfill Claims Spat

Law360, New York (September 18, 2009, 3:23 PM EDT) -- The Housing Authority of New Orleans and Republic Insurance Co. have settled a dispute regarding insurance coverage of damages related to a class action that alleged chemical exposure and property damage claims at the site of a former city landfill.

A joint motion to dismiss the case with prejudice was filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The case had been closed in August, but it was dismissed without prejudice in case the parties needed court intervention to enforce their...
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