Insurer Must Pay Up In $13.5M Power Plant Explosion

Law360, New York (April 6, 2017, 8:15 PM EDT) -- National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., owes coverage for a $13.5 judgment resulting from a 2010 power plant explosion, a Connecticut federal judge ruled Thursday, saying the wording of the policy in question is too vague to exclude coverage.

National Union had argued the policy excluded coverage for liability from a project insured under a contractor-controlled “‘wrap-up’ or similar rating plan,” but U.S. District Judge Warren Eginton found the policy did not define “wrap-up” and granted summary judgment to victims of the blast, saying...
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