Insurer Has No Duty To Defend 5 Claims Filed Against Insured, Federal Judge Says

Mealey's (February 8, 2016, 2:39 PM EST) -- SEATTLE — A Washington federal judge on Feb. 3 granted an insurer’s motion for reconsideration and determined that the insurer has no duty to defend additional environmental claims based on evidence that was unavailable when the parties originally filed motions for summary judgment (The Jorgensen Forge Corp. v. Illinois Union Insurance Co., No. 13-1458, W.D. Wash.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13128).

(Opinion available. Document #03-160210-001Z.)

Jorgensen Forge Corp. (JFC), a metal forging and manufacturing company, filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District...
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