National Union Released From Katrina MDL

Law360, New York (April 7, 2010, 2:23 PM EDT) -- National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., has finally won its way out of the sprawling litigation over the levee breach that drenched parts of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, on the grounds that its policies did not provide coverage for the plaintiffs' claims.

In an order Monday, Judge Stanwood R. Duval Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana granted National Union's bid for a final judgment tossing it from the MDL, in which it was named as a defendant...
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