Imperial Sugar Seeks $50M To Defend Refinery Blast Suits

Law360, New York (August 24, 2011, 4:15 PM EDT) -- Imperial Sugar Co. on Tuesday hit two of its insurers with a suit in Texas federal court seeking to force them to provide $50 million to defend claims stemming from a refinery explosion that killed and injured dozens of workers in 2008.

Imperial alleges American Guarantee & Liability Insurance Co. and St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co. breached their excess liability insurance policies by denying coverage in more than a dozen personal injury lawsuits pending against the company.

The suit comes less than a week...
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