Texas High Court Refuses To Rehear Coverage Suit Over Defective Flanges

Mealey's (June 20, 2016, 1:21 PM EDT) -- AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Supreme Court denied two motions to rehear a commercial general liability coverage dispute arising from faulty flanges that resulted in an underlying $6,345,824 settlement against the insured, according to its June 17 orders pronounced list (U.S. Metals Inc. v. Liberty Mutual Group Inc., et al., No. 14-0753, Texas Sup.).

Defective Product

Exxon Mobil Corp. sued U.S. Metals Inc. and Maass Flange Corp. in a Texas state court, alleging that U.S. Metals agreed to manufacture 350 weld neck flanges for installation in...
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