Great American Can't Shake Taped Call Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (March 7, 2013, 6:50 PM EST) -- A Georgia federal judge refused Wednesday to let Great American Insurance Co. exit a lawsuit seeking coverage for a California class action alleging DS Waters of America Inc. recorded customer calls, finding the insurer was premature in seeking dismissal.

U.S. District Judge Robert L. Vining Jr. ruled that language in Great American's policy was ambiguous, and that a motion to dismiss was therefore inappropriate for resolving the dispute. He said he could not parse out the policy before the parties engaged in discovery.

"Given the plaintiff's allegations in...
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