JM Huber Sues CNA Units For Coverage Of Oil Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (April 5, 2013, 1:46 PM EDT) -- JM Huber Corp. has sued two CNA Financial Corp. units in New Jersey for allegedly refusing to defend or indemnify the engineered materials maker in litigation accusing various companies of contributing to environmental contamination because of oil and gas operations on a collection of Louisiana properties.

In 2001, Continental Casualty Co. and Transportation Insurance Co. agreed to fund JM Huber's defense in the litigation in Iberville Parish, La., under a reservation of rights, but the insurers abruptly withdrew that defense in September, according to the March...
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