Pipeline Co. Facing $50M Claims Sues Insurer Over Attys

Law360, New York (April 18, 2013, 1:54 PM EDT) -- A pipeline manufacturer upset about Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.'s choice of attorneys to defend the company against $50 million in underlying construction and property damage claims lodged a breach of contract suit against the insurer in Illinois federal court on Wednesday.

Perma-Pipe Inc. is arguing that it should be allowed to hire attorneys from Laurie & Brennan LLP to defend the company against claims that its faulty piping system is to blame for a spill that wreaked havoc on a University of California construction project in...
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Case Title

Liberty Surplus Insurance Corporation v. Perma-Pipe, Inc.


Case Number

3:13-cv-00908

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Insurance

Judge

Richard Seeborg

Date Filed

February 28, 2013


Case Title

Perma-Pipe, Inc. v. Liberty Surplus Insurance Corporation


Case Number

1:13-cv-02898

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

110(Contract: Insurance)

Judge

Honorable Ronald A. Guzman

Date Filed

April 17, 2013

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