Justiciable Controversy Exists, Texas Panel Finds, Reversing Lower Court's Ruling

Justiciable Controversy Exists, Texas Panel Finds, Reversing Lower Court's Ruling

DALLAS - Comprehensive general liability insurers' request for a ruling on whether they had a duty to defend and indemnify a dry cleaner insured in an underlying environmental cleanup lawsuit was a justiciable issue, a Texas appeals panel found June 7, reversing and remanding a lower court's ruling granting the insured's plea to the jurisdiction (Transportation Insurance Company, et al. v. WH Cleaners Inc., No. 05-10-00654-CV, Texas App., 5th Dist.; 2012 Tex. App. LEXIS 4508).

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