Insurer Did Not Breach Duty To Defend, California Federal Judge Determines

Mealey's (September 1, 2015, 11:02 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — An insurer did not breach its duty to defend its insureds against an underlying claim arising out of an environmental contamination cleanup dispute because the insurer agreed to settle the claims on behalf of the insureds, a California federal judge said Aug. 26 (Richard E. Haskins, et al. v. Employers Insurance of Wausau, et al., No. 14-01671, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114059).

(Opinion available. Document #03-150902-007Z.)

Richard E. Haskins, Arthur L. Haskins and the estate of Arthur “Buzz” Haskins Jr. filed...
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