California Federal Judge Says Insurer Is Permitted To Add Claims In Contamination Suit

Mealey's (August 19, 2015, 1:36 PM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California federal judge on Aug. 17 granted an insurer’s motion to amend its counterclaim to add an additional nine claims in an environmental remediation dispute after determining that one of the plaintiffs withheld documents on the basis of privilege without producing a privilege log (Lennar Mare Island LLC v. Steadfast Insurance Co., et al., No. 12-2182, E.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 108381).

(Opinion available. Document #03-150826-006Z.)

On June 22, 2012, Lennar Mare Island LLC (LMI) filed suit in the Solano County...
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