We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

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...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

CBX Resources LLC v. Ace American Insurance Company et al

Case Number



Texas Western

Nature of Suit



David A. Ezra

Date Filed

January 10, 2017

Law Firms

Judge Analytics

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.