Great Northern Ins. Co. v. Greenwich Ins. Co.
(3rd Cir. (Pa.) March 24, 2010)
Atlas Resources owned and operated several natural gas wells. A February 2004 blowout at one of the wells resulted in insurers with the Chubb Group of Insurance Co. (“Chubb”), including Great Northern Insurance Company and the Federal Insurance Co., paying more than $1.6 million in cleanup costs and property damage. The insurers filed suit against Greenwich Insurance Company (“Greenwich”), which also insured Atlas Resources, demanding equitable contribution.…Continue Reading