Insurer Tries To Ax Suit Over $30M Cruise Outbreak

Law360, New York (January 13, 2010, 3:31 PM EST) -- Continental Insurance Co. has asked a court to dismiss a suit claiming that the insurer owes coverage to a water treatment company that had to pay out $30 million following a fatal outbreak of Legionnaires' disease on a cruise ship.

The plaintiffs haven't alleged that the insurer has any obligation to pay the costs of any appeal bond in the underlying lawsuit against Pentair Water Treatment (OH) Co., Continental argues in a motion filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New...
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