Jorgensen Demands Coverage For Wash. Superfund Cleanup

Law360, New York (August 16, 2013, 4:30 PM EDT) -- The Jorgensen Forge Corp. hit Illinois Union Insurance Co. with a suit in Washington federal court on Thursday demanding that the insurer cover expenses from a battle with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over contamination at a Superfund site near downtown Seattle.

JFC says Illinois Union has breached a global premises pollution liability insurance policy by refusing to pay the company’s pollution liabilities and litigation costs associated with contamination at a manufacturing plant near Tukwilla, Wash., which the EPA has designated a Superfund site under the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Jorgensen Forge Corporation v. Illinois Union Insurance Company

Case Number



Washington Western

Nature of Suit



Barbara J. Rothstein

Date Filed

August 15, 2013

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