Travelers Says It Needn't Cover Suit Over Wastewater Project

Law360, New York (July 26, 2013, 3:31 PM EDT) -- Travelers Indemnity Co. on Thursday hit R & G. Excavating Inc. with a suit alleging it isn't responsible for defending R&G against claims that the company botched work on an Oregon city's wastewater treatment plant that failed to dry city sludge, arguing that another insurer should cover defense costs.

The insurer claims that Bituminous Casualty Corp. should cover the defense costs in R&G's fight against a suit filed by the city of Canby, which seeks more than $1.7 million in damages for the company's alleged shoddy...
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