URS Says Insurer Shirking Duty In $30M Landfill Dispute

Law360, New York (September 16, 2013, 3:30 PM EDT) -- Engineering and construction contractor URS Corp. on Friday hit Columbia Casualty Co. with a lawsuit alleging the insurer breached its contract to cover URS for $30 million in costs related to its settlement of a dispute over work to remediate and develop a Lebanese landfill.

In the complaint, URS said its subsidiary Radian International LLC entered into a contract in 1999 with The Lebanese Co. for the Development and Reconstruction of Beirut Central District — also known as Solidere SAL — to help reclaim, rebuild and...
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