Georgia Appeals Panel Majority Says Timely Notice Was Not Precedent To Coverage

Mealey's (November 24, 2015, 12:02 PM EST) -- ATLANTA — The majority of the Third Division Georgia Court of Appeals on Nov. 20 affirmed that an insured failed to timely provide notice of its claim for environmental remediation; however, the majority said that under the applicable excess policy, compliance with the timely notice provision was not a precedent to coverage (Plantation Pipe Line Co. v. Stonewall Insurance Co., No. A15A1359, Ga. App., 3rd Div.; 2015 Ga. App. LEXIS 750).

(Opinion available. Document #03-151125-010Z.)

Plantation Pipe Line Co. filed suit in the Fulton County, Ga.,...
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