Evidence Supports Insured's Argument That Coverage Is Owed For BP Oil Spill

Evidence Supports Insured's Argument That Coverage Is Owed For BP Oil Spill

NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana federal judge on Aug. 16 denied an insurer's motion for judgment on the pleadings in a coverage dispute arising out of the BP oil spill because there is sufficient evidence showing that the insurer owes coverage for the insured's liability related to the oil spill and that the policy's "other insurance" clause has been satisfied (In re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon" in the Gulf of Mexico, on April 20, 2010 applies to: 12-311, Cameron International Corp. v. Liberty Insurance Underwriters Inc., MDL No. 2179, E.D. La.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 115463).

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