RLI Can’t Shake Superfund Site Coverage Claims

Law360, New York (August 13, 2010, 6:32 PM EDT) -- An Oregon federal court has rejected a magistrate judge’s recommendation to dismiss Northwest Pipe Co.’s claims alleging RLI Insurance Co. has a duty to defend it in litigation over a Superfund site in Portland, but agreed to toss all allegations against Employers Insurance of Wausau.

Judge Anna J. Brown of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon on Wednesday upheld the magistrate judge’s April findings that Employers Insurance did not have a duty to defend or indemnify Northwest Pipe because the insurance policy included...
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