Insurer Wants Quick Win In Faulty Pipeline Coverage Dispute

Law360, Los Angeles (October 6, 2017, 9:46 PM EDT) -- A Travelers unit on Friday urged a Texas federal court to quickly rule that it doesn’t have to cover steel pipe manufacturer Tex-Tube Co.’s costs to defend a lawsuit over an alleged defect in a section of a pipeline, contending that the underlying action doesn’t assert any claims for accidental property damage under the terms of Tex-Tube’s policy.

Tex-Tube is contending that its commercial general liability insurance policy with Travelers Indemnity Co. subsidiary Phoenix Insurance Co. requires the insurer to defend the company in the underlying...
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Tex-Tube Company v. The Phoenix Insurance Company


Case Number

4:17-cv-00820

Court

Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

110(Insurance)

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Judge Melinda Harmon

Date Filed

March 14, 2017

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