Wyoming Federal Judge Says Coverage Owed For Carbon Monoxide Claims

(September 8, 2015, 12:31 PM EDT) -- CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Insurers have a duty to indemnify their insureds for more than $28 million arising out of an underlying carbon monoxide poisoning claim because the insurers failed to timely reserve their rights and are, therefore, estopped from denying coverage based on the applicable punitive damages exclusion, a Wyoming federal judge said Sept. 1 (Interstate Fire & Casualty Co. and Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. v. Apartment Management Consultants LLC, et al., No. 13-00278, D. Wyo.).

(Opinion available. Document #03-150909-004Z.)

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