Insurers Deny Coverage Duty For Electrocuted Worker

Law360, New York (July 2, 2010, 11:41 AM EDT) -- Illinois National Insurance Co. and New Hampshire Insurance Co. have filed suit against United Drilling Inc., claiming they owe no duty to defend or cover the hole-drilling company after a worker was killed by electrocution while on a subcontract job for oil and gas company Chesapeake Operating Inc.

The insurers' complaint, lodged Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, arises from a lawsuit filed by a representative for the estate of Sergio Raul Montano-Morena, who was electrocuted in July 2007....
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