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Case Number: 
6:13-cv-00987 Search Pacer
ACE Group party(s): 
Opposing Party: 
Alpha Kappa of Alpha Chi Omega
Court Type: 
US District Court: 
District of Oregon
Date Filed: 
Jun 13 2013

"FOR ITS CLAIM FOR RELIEF Alpha Kappa alleges as follows:
(Duty to Pay Indemnity Costs under ORS 465.480(3)(a))

14. Alpha Kappa realleges and incorporates by reference the preceding paragraphs.

15. Pursuant to ORS 465.480(3)(a), Defendant, as the insurers' successor in interest during the period hazardous substances and contaminants were released onto and into the Subject Property and groundwater, has a duty to pay all sums arising out of a risk covered by the policy and must pay all indemnity costs incurred by Alpha Kappa pursuant to the applicable terms of its comprehensive liability policies.

16. Pursuant to ORS 742.061(1), Alpha Kappa also requests the award of reasonable attorney fees incurred by the Plaintiff in pursuing this action as a result of Defendant's refusal to honor its contractual obligations to indemnify Plaintiff for remediation costs.

WHEREFORE, Plaintiff prays for judgment as follows:
A. For Judgment against Defendant for indemnity costs under ORS 465.480(3)(a) in the amount of $103,652.75;
B. For an award of Plaintiff's reasonable attorney fees and costs pursuant to ORS 742.061(1); and"

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