Insurer Seeks To Avoid Liability For Frat Hazing Death

Law360, New York (June 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A lead underwriter for Lloyd's of London has asked a federal judge to declare that it need not defend or indemnify a fraternity at the University of Texas whose pledge allegedly died in an alcohol-related hazing incident because the organization violated fraternity policies and state law.

Liberty Corporate Capital Ltd. on Monday filed a motion for summary judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, seeking judgments that it does not have to defend or indemnify Sigma Alpha Epsilon or indemnify the...
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