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Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Winter 2017

April 21, 2017

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I. Business Interruption/Civil Authority

In National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania v. Trans-Canada Energy USA, Inc.,1 the insurers sought a declaratory judgment that they were not liable for lost sales in excess of $48 million resulting 1. 28 N.Y.S.3d 800 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2016). 622 Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Law Journal, Winter 2017 (52:2) from a shutdown of a steam turbine generator as a result of a “mechanical breakdown.” The mechanical breakdown was found to be caused by a crack that expanded and caused property damage during the policy period.

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