Starr Can Deny SGS Chemical Spill Coverage, 5th Circ. Says

Law360, Chicago (June 19, 2013, 5:29 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Tuesday upheld a ruling saying Starr Indemnity & Liability Co. did not have to cover SGS Petroleum Service Corp. in connection with a 2010 chemical spill because SGS waited too long to report the incident to the insurer, missing a key policy deadline.

Pointing to an earlier Fifth Circuit ruling, the three-judge panel affirmed a Texas federal court ruling that said Starr did not have to show that it was prejudiced by SGS's delay in notifying it of the accident — which...
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