Hanover Can't Shake Hotel's Suit For Katrina Coverage

Law360, New York (July 27, 2010, 3:04 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has rejected Hanover Insurance Co.’s attempt to dismiss a lawsuit over coverage for a hotel trashed by Hurricane Katrina, finding that Hanover failed to substantiate claims the hotel lied to the insurer to attain coverage for a property it did not in fact own.

On Friday, Judge Stanwood R. Duval Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana denied Hanover’s request for summary judgment against the Grenoble House Hotel in New Orleans, taking a dim view of the insurer’s...
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