Texas Federal Judge Denies Motion To Reconsider In Pipeline Explosion Suit
(June 21, 2016, 12:36 PM EDT) -- HOUSTON — A Texas federal judge on June 14 denied an insurer’s motion for reconsideration in a dispute over an oil pipeline explosion after determining that a recent Texas Supreme Court opinion in the Deepwater Horizon coverage suit does not allow the insurer to escape its coverage obligations (Lexington Insurance Co. v. ACE American Insurance Co., No. 12-531, S.D. Texas).
(Opinion available. Document #03-160622-002Z.)
Lexington Insurance Co. filed suit in February 2012 against ACE American Insurance Co., seeking a declaration that ACE was required to provide...