Insurer May Have Appealed Too Soon, 2nd Circ. Says

Law360, New York (March 1, 2011, 6:54 PM EST) -- Second Circuit judges accused a pollution insurer Tuesday of jumping the gun in appealing findings in a dispute over coverage for a $130 million American Commercial Lines Inc. oil spill, saying it still has a list of defenses to litigate.

A lawyer for insurer Water Quality Insurance Syndicate faced a series of questions from a panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit over the appropriateness of hearing the case, as he attempted to argue the company's position regarding coverage for American's barge...
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