First Financial Settles Faulty Pipeline Suit

Law360, New York (March 2, 2012, 7:10 PM EST) -- First Financial Insurance Co. reached an undisclosed settlement Thursday with three gas production companies, involved in a $2 million suit against a pipeline manufacturer, that the insurer refused to indemnify for faulty equipment used in a natural gas extraction project in Louisiana.

First Financial settled with Gulf Production Company Inc., Gulf Explorer LLC and Kaiser-Francis Gulf Coast after refusing to enter a separate settlement reached three months ago among the gas production companies and pipeline manufacturer PolyFlow Inc., which was insured by First Financial. Judge Ivan...
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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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