Insurer Owes No Defense For Suit Against Environmental Engineering Consulting Firm
Mealey's (August 17, 2018, 3:36 PM EDT) -- TACOMA, Wash. — A Washington federal judge on Aug. 10 found that an insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify its environmental engineering consulting firm insured against underlying claims that it negligently performed an environmental site assessment one decade ago (Envitech LLC v. Everest Indemnity Insurance Company, et al., No. 17-6053, W.D. Wash., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 136021).
(Order available. Document #13-180823-041R.)
K&S Motels LLC sued the environmental engineering consulting firm Envitech LLC for negligent misrepresentation and professional negligence, alleging that it negligently...