Issues Of Fact Remain On Cause Of Damages, Louisiana Appeals Panel Says

(March 15, 2016, 12:12 PM EDT) -- BATON ROUGE, La. — A trial court erred in finding that pollution and radioactive materials exclusions bar coverage for damages caused by a sinkhole collapse because issues of fact remain pending regarding the cause of the damages at issue, the First Circuit Louisiana Court of Appeal said March 3 (Crosstex Energy Services L.P., et al. v. Texas Brine Co., et al., No. 2015-0600, La. App., 1st Cir.; 2016 La. App. Unpub. LEXIS 69).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #03-160316-003Z.)

In August 2012, a sinkhole was discovered in...
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