Worker Deaths Not 'Occurance' Under Okla. Law, Insurers Say

Law360, New York (July 2, 2013, 5:14 PM EDT) -- Two insurers on Monday asked a federal judge to toss an Oklahoma oil drilling company’s lawsuit seeking defense and indemnity for litigation the company is facing over the deaths of two employees, saying the claims in the underlying suit aren’t covered.

Cactus Drilling Co. LLC sued its umbrella carrier, National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh Pa., and its claims administrator, Chartis Claims Inc., in 2011 after National Union denied Cactus’ claim for coverage in a suit filed by the families of the two workers who...
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