Mealey's Insurance - Texas High Court To Consider Question On Meaning Of 'Suit'

AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Supreme Court on June 23 accepted a certified question from the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, requiring the Texas high court to determine if, under Texas law, an administrative action initiated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency constitutes a lawsuit as that term is defined under the policies at issue (McGinnes Industrial Maintenance Corp. v. The Phoenix Insurance Co. et al., No. 14-0465, Texas Sup.).

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