Factory Mutual Must Cover Oil Leak-Related Plant Shutdown

Law360, New York (August 21, 2012, 9:21 PM EDT) -- A Missouri federal judge told Factory Mutual Insurance Co. Tuesday to cover the massive business losses that roofing materials manufacturer Tamko Building Products Inc. suffered during a month-long plant shutdown stemming from an off-site oil pipeline leak.

The coverage dispute arose from the temporary closure of Tamko's Frederick, Md., facility after an oil company that supplied an asphalt product to Tamko's supplier was forced to shut down its damaged "monobuoy" oil unloading dock and pipeline system, the opinion said.

Tamko claims the 2008 incident slammed it...
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