01/18/2013 03:44:27 PM EST
CGL Insurer Has No Duty To Defend, Indemnify, 5th Circuit Affirms
NEW ORLEANS - The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 17 affirmed a lower federal court's ruling that a commercial general liability insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify its oil and gas company insured against underlying allegations of misrepresentation of operatorship, negligent operation of wells, conversion and fraudulent transfer of property (Jamestown Insurance Company RRG v. Wendell Reeder, d/b/a Clarksville Oil & Gas Company, No. 12-20437, 5th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 1134).
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