CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Two insurers were granted declaratory judgment on the pleadings on March 14 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina with respect to a duty to defend claim asserted by an insured sued in West Virginia for trichloroethylene-related property damage and personal injuries; a related duty to indemnify declaratory judgment on the pleadings motion was denied without prejudice as unripe (Federal Insurance Co., et al. v. Southern Lithoplate Inc., et al., No. 12-793, E.D. N.C.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33514).