Judge Keeps Insurance Fight Over Faulty Pipeline Flowing

Law360, New York (January 12, 2012, 2:19 PM EST) -- A Louisiana federal judge on Tuesday refused to rule on bad faith claims against First Financial Co. for its refusal to indemnify pipeline manufacturer PolyFlow Inc. in a contracts dispute over an allegedly shoddy pipeline, finding that First Financial's motion failed to overcome substantial issues of fact.

The remaining issues go to the heart of the case, U.S. District Judge Ivan L.R. Lemelle said, including the extent of PolyFlow's insurance coverage and what that coverage requires First Financial to do.

PolyFlow itself has been dismissed from...
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Case Information

Case Title

Gulf Production Company, Inc. v. Hoover Oilfield Supply, Inc. et al

Case Number



Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Contract Product Liability


Ivan L.R. Lemelle

Date Filed

November 25, 2008

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