Texas High Court Turns Down Refinery Fire Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (September 20, 2012, 7:30 PM EDT) -- The Texas Supreme Court refused Thursday to review the dismissal of a lawsuit that two insurers brought against suppliers of allegedly defective equipment to recoup money they spent covering a fire and explosion at an oil refinery that caused $11.8 million in damage in the 1980s.

National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh PA and Industrial Risk Insurers, which insured the refinery owner, were unable to persuade the high court to reconsider its March decision not to take up their case against suppliers John Zink Co....
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