OneBeacon Again Escapes NextG Suit Over Wildfire Probe

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 5:32 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday tossed for the second time NextG Networks Inc.'s lawsuit against OneBeacon America Insurance Co. over costs stemming from a state investigation into NextG's maintenance of utility poles that fell and sparked a nearly 4,000-acre fire in 2007.

But in dismissing the second amended complaint, U.S. District Judge Ronald M. Whyte gave NextG a chance to file a third one within 30 days if it wished to continue its suit, saying the legal theory he had relied on when first dismissing...
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