Texas Insurer Ordered To Indemnify Sabic In MTBE MDL

Law360, New York (March 10, 2011, 7:34 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court on Thursday ordered Dallas National Insurance Co. to indemnify Sabic Americas Inc. against a multidistrict litigation in New York accusing it and more than 50 others of contaminating water supply systems with gasoline additive methyl tertiary-butyl ether.

The Texas Court of Appeals, First District, affirmed a lower court ruling that Dallas National should cover Sabic's defense costs in a lawsuit launched by municipal water authorities in New York and Florida that is still pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern...
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