California Federal Judge Allows U.S. Navy To Intervene In Contamination Dispute

Mealey's (October 10, 2016, 12:37 PM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California federal judge on Oct. 6 granted a motion to intervene filed by the U.S. Department of the Navy in an environmental contamination coverage dispute after determining that the addition of the Navy as a party to the suit will not prejudice the insurer and will help the court in developing the facts at issue (Lennar Mare Island LLC v. Steadfast Insurance Co., et al., No. 12-2182, E.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 139383).

(Opinion available.  Document #03-161012-007Z.)

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