National Union Could Be Liable For Railway Coverage

Law360, New York (February 25, 2011, 8:25 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court should have considered extrinsic evidence when it ruled National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., did not have a duty to defend a railway company, the state's high court said Friday, reversing and remanding the case.

The Texas Eighth District Court of Appeals should have considered evidence other than the pleadings and the language of the insurance policy that was held by a predecessor of the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Co., according to an unsigned opinion from the Supreme...
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