UnitedHealth Denied Ruling In Excess Insurance Spat

Law360, New York (January 21, 2010, 4:33 PM EST) -- A judge has shot down UnitedHealth Group Inc.’s bid for summary judgment in its suit seeking to force excess insurer Columbia Casualty Co. to indemnify it for the considerable attorneys' fees and costs it incurred defending itself against several doctor and plan subscriber lawsuits.

United failed to show that either of the claims in question merited summary judgment, as one was excluded from the excess policy in question and the other was interrelated with an older, fully paid claim, Judge Patrick J. Schiltz of the U.S....
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