Yesterday Law360 reported that a New York federal court said “A water treatment company that was sued over its work installing a mercury-removal system in a wastewater plant that caught fire twice is covered in that litigation under policies issued by a Chubb unit and a Liberty Mutual unit.” Cohen Ziffer Managing Partner Ken Frenchman represented Suez.
The court found that “ACE American Insurance Co., which issued a professional liability policy, and Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co., which issued a commercial general liability policy, must cover Suez Treatment Solutions LLC in a lawsuit against it by the City of High Point, North Carolina. The lawsuit alleges that Suez breached its contract by failing to install a working pollution treatment system in High Point’s wastewater treatment plant and that Suez engaged in both fraudulent and negligent behavior.”
The court rejected both ACE’s argument and Liberty Mutual’s argument.
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