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Mealey's Insurance - Iowa Panel: No CGL Coverage Owed For Federal Litigation Arising From Levee Reshaping

DES MOINES, Iowa - An Iowa panel on Nov. 6 affirmed a lower court's ruling in favor of a commercial general liability insurer in its lawsuit disputing coverage for underlying federal litigation brought against its insured, concluding that the insured's intentional act of removing dirt from unauthorized borrow sites to reshape a levee fails to qualify as an occurrence under the policy (Addison Insurance Company v. MEP Co., No. 17-2091, Iowa App., 2019 Iowa App. LEXIS 1006).
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