Insured Says Texas Federal Judge Erred In Finding Cooperation Clause Applies
Mealey's (August 16, 2016, 12:17 PM EDT) -- HOUSTON — An insured argues in an Aug. 9 motion to amend that a Texas federal judge erred in ruling that a cooperation clause applies to the insured’s conduct in declining a settlement in an underlying lawsuit over a faulty flex connector (Mid-Continent Casualty Co. v. Petroleum Solutions, Inc., et al., No. 09-0422, S.D. Texas).
(Motion to alter or amend available. Document #03-160817-001B.)
In 1997, Bill Head contracted with Petroleum Solutions Inc. (PSI) to construct and install an underground fuel storage system at a truck stop....