Insured Petitions For Rehearing, Says Panel Erred In Ruling No Defense Owed
Mealey's (July 12, 2016, 11:22 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — An insured filed a motion for rehearing on July 7 in the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, arguing that the panel failed to consider applicable Massachusetts law when it ruled that an insurer does not have a duty to defend the against an underlying environmental contamination suit (The Narragansett Electric Co. v. Century Indemnity Co., et al., Nos. 15-1137, 15-1397, 2nd Cir.).
(Motion for rehearing available. Document #03-160713-003B.)
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts filed a complaint against The Narragansett Electric Co. regarding Narragansett’s...