NJ Court Should Handle Hexcel Pollution Row, Judge Says

Law360, New York (April 11, 2013, 1:01 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday dismissed an insurance coverage lawsuit alleging Continental Insurance Co. and others aren't required to defend chemical manufacturer Hexcel Corp. against damage claims from a contaminated New Jersey property, ruling the suit should be litigated in New Jersey.

The insurers argued the policies they issued to Hexcel don't obligate them to indemnify or defend Hexcel against claims arising from its alleged contamination of a Lodi, N.J., property, but U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers said the suit's insurance coverage claims were...
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