Pa. Police Group Sues Insurer For $80M

Law360, New York (June 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of 1,800 police officers has hit Midland National Life Insurance Co. and its president with an $80 million lawsuit that accuses them of interfering with death benefit policy negotiations that were taking place with another insurer.

The complaint, filed Friday by a Pittsburgh-based lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, claims the South Dakota-based insurer and its president, Steve Palmiteris, set on a course of unsolicited communications that caused another insurer, Indianapolis Life,...
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