Aon Chastised For 'Thoughtless' Dismissal Challenge

Law360, New York (August 26, 2009, 3:23 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has issued a stinging rebuke to insurer Aon Corp. for challenging the dismissal of two underwriters from a lawsuit seeking to hold them responsible for excess coverage of a $2.6 million personal injury judgment, calling its bid “thoughtless.”

Judge Lance Africk of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana on Wednesday rejected a motion by third-party defendant Aon to reconsider his summary judgment grant in favor of the underwriters.

The judge dismissed American Home Assurance Co. and St. Paul Fire...
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