Aurora Co. faces exposure to lawsuit
Published 09/18/2010, The Daily Republic
A jury has found that Aurora County is not entitled to coverage by its liability insurer for damages from a pending lawsuit that could cost the county millions of dollars. The liability insurer, the South Dakota Public Assurance Alliance, filed a lawsuit against Aurora County in July 2009 saying the county didn’t alert the Alliance soon enough to a lawsuit against the county from Thompson Farms. The Alliance claimed the county failed to honor a contract provision that requires the county to report any incident that could result in a claim.Word count: 944
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