Insurer Sues Consulting Co. Over Pollution Suit Defense

Law360, New York (September 20, 2012, 7:06 PM EDT) -- Savers Property & Casualty Insurance Co. asked an Indiana federal court Tuesday to declare it is not obligated to defend or indemnify its insured in a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations suit over the alleged cover-up of illegal hazardous waste dumping by several steel companies.

Savers sued Industrial Safety Environmental Services Inc. and company President Tristan O. Gour, claiming that the allegations against Gour in the underlying RICO suit do not qualify for coverage under the commercial lines policy it issued to ISES. The RICO suit...
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