California Federal Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss In Sewage Spill Coverage Suit

Mealey's (November 3, 2016, 2:42 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A California federal judge on Oct. 31 refused to dismiss an insurer’s claims against its insured and two underlying plaintiffs in a dispute over coverage for a sewage spill after determining that federal jurisdiction is proper as the amount in controversy exceeds the federal jurisdictional requirement (Travelers Property Casualty Company of America v. Mountain Movers Engineering Contactors Inc., No. 16-2127, S.D. Calif.).

(Opinion available.  Document #03-161109-001Z.)

Travelers Property Casualty Company of America issued a commercial general liability policy to Mountain Movers Engineering Contractors...
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