Pa. Justices To Hear $95M Radiation Injury Coverage Appeal

Law360, Philadelphia (January 24, 2014, 5:17 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court said Friday it would hear arguments over a ruling that vacated a $95 million judgment in a radiation injury coverage row against American Nuclear Insurers and set a new standard governing disputes when insurers retain their right to deny coverage while defending claims.

The justices granted a petition for allowance of appeal filed by Babcock & Wilcox Co. after a July ruling by the Pennsylvania Superior Court, finding that an Allegheny County trial judge had erred by focusing on whether the company...
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