St. Paul Fails To Dump $24M Katrina Insurance Claim

Law360, Los Angeles (February 7, 2014, 7:51 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Friday rejected St. Paul Surplus Lines Insurance Co.’s attempt to toss a $24 million verdict it was ordered to pay oil field operator Cox Operating LLC for Hurricane Katrina damage, ruling St. Paul was required to cover the cleanup.

U.S. District Judge Gray H. Miller denied St. Paul’s motion for judgment as a matter of law or for a new trial, finding that Cox’s efforts to clean pollution resulting from the hurricane was covered under the insurance plan and that the...
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