Shoddy Gas Well Casings A Single Occurence: Court

Law360, New York (June 30, 2010, 6:38 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has determined that Westchester Surplus Lines Insurance Co. must treat Maverick Tube Corp.'s manufacture and sale of allegedly shoddy piping as a single occurrence, denying Westchester's bid to decrease Maverick's coverage for a settlement reached with an oil and gas operator that sustained damage to four gas wells.

Judge Lee H. Rosenthal for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas issued her memorandum and order on Monday in the suit on remand from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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