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City Can't Shake Coverage Suit Over Clean Water Act Claims

Law360 (March 7, 2018, 6:29 PM EST) -- An Ohio federal judge refused Tuesday to dismiss a suit over insurance coverage for underlying Clean Water Act claims connected to an Ohio city's approval of a large development, saying the case can stay in his court because a nonparty insurer whose joinder would have triggered dismissal needn’t be added.

U.S. District Judge Christopher Boyko denied the City of Willoughby’s motion to dismiss, on jurisdictional grounds, the suit by two primary commercial general liability insurers, National Fire Insurance Co. of Hartford and Valley Forge Insurance Co....
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Case Title

United States of America v. Osborne, Sr. et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-01029

Court

Ohio Northern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

Christopher A. Boyko

Date Filed

May 20, 2011


Case Title

National Fire Insurance Company of Hartford et al v. City of Willoughby, Ohio


Case Number

1:17-cv-01392

Court

Ohio Northern

Nature of Suit

Insurance

Judge

Judge James S. Gwin

Date Filed

June 30, 2017

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