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Crowell & Moring Partner Laura Foggan Argues in Front of Ohio Supreme Court

Washington – January 10, 2020: Laura Foggan, chair of Crowell & Moring’s Insurance/Reinsurance practice group, presented oral arguments to the Supreme Court of Ohio while representing the National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the matter of Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. v. Natl. Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA, Case No. 2018-1815. To view the oral argument, click here.

The core issue of the case involves whether an insurance policy can be used to cover all damages from a multi-year claim. Lubrizol Advanced Materials Inc. attempted to use an insurance policy with National Union Fire Insurance Company to cover a $125 million class action settlement due to failure of its piping product over a seven year period. The insurance company contends that since the policy period was for one year only, a settlement that covers seven years of product failures does not fall under the policy terms. For more information about the case, click here.


Andrew Loeb
Communications Specialist