California Federal Judge Refuses To Dismiss New Claims Against Insurer

Mealey's (June 13, 2016, 11:59 AM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California federal judge on June 8 denied an insurer’s motion to dismiss an insured’s claims related to an environmental contamination coverage dispute because it is not clear if the claims alleged against the insurer in a newly filed lawsuit arose after the insured’s original 2012 lawsuit was filed against the insurer (Lennar Mare Island LLC v. Steadfast Insurance Co., et al., No. 12-2182, E.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74923).

(Order available. Document #03-160615-002R.)

On June 22, 2012, Lennar Mare Island LLC...
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