Insurer Needn't Defend In $105.7M Well Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (October 16, 2017, 10:48 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge ruled Monday that ACE American Insurance Co. has no duty to defend an oil driller hit with a $105.7 million judgment after creating a well that became unusable, saying an exclusion applied to the entire well, and the driller's work couldn't be separated out from the rest.

U.S. District Judge David Ezra granted partial summary judgment to ACE on the issue of the duty to defend named insured Espada Operating LLC, which is not a party in the federal suit. ACE is...
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Case Title

CBX Resources LLC v. Ace American Insurance Company et al


Case Number

5:17-cv-00017

Court

Texas Western

Nature of Suit

Insurance

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David A. Ezra

Date Filed

January 10, 2017

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