Acadia Told To Help Travelers Pay Builder’s Defense

Law360, New York (May 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has ruled that Acadia Insurance Co. must contribute to litigation costs paid by Travelers Indemnity Co. to defend a construction company that was sued over an allegedly defective roof at a water filtration plant.

In an order signed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont, Judge J. Garvan Murtha affirmed and approved a magistrate judge's report and recommendation that Acadia has a duty to defend T. Buck Construction Inc. in the underlying lawsuit and must pay Travelers one-third of...
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