American Safety Exits Coverage Fight Over Gas Pipe Leak

Law360, New York (December 6, 2013, 2:48 PM EST) -- A Missouri federal judge on Wednesday dismissed American Safety Indemnity Co. from a coverage lawsuit over a gasoline pipeline leak, finding that the alleged property damage did not occur during American Safety's policy period.

U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz granted American Safety's request to exit a lawsuit that Stoddard Equipment Co. Inc. brought against the company and Berkley Regional Specialty Insurance Co.

Stoddard demanded in the suit that the insurers defend it against litigation stemming from a 500-gallon leak from a gasoline pipeline that it...
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