Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge: Coverage Properly Denied In Oil Well Blowout Contamination Case

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Judge: Coverage Properly Denied In Oil Well Blowout Contamination Case

WICHITA FALLS, Texas - A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas on July 14 ruled that an insurer properly denied coverage for damages and contamination related to an oil well blowout that occurred when a wellhead ruptured during a hydraulic fracturing operation (Eagle Oil & Gas Co. v. Travelers Property Casualty Company of America, No. 12-00133, N.D. Texas; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 95090).

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