Construction Co. Denied Coverage For Kickback Suit

Law360, New York (September 1, 2010, 12:37 PM EDT) -- Travelers Property Casualty Co. of America does not need to cover defense costs for a Pennsylvania construction company sued for its role in a scheme that saw two judges get nearly $2.8 million to steer juvenile offenders to a private detention center.

Judge A. Richard Caputo of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania ruled Tuesday that Robert K. Mericle and his company, Mericle Construction Inc., violated clauses in their primary and commercial excess policies that said Travelers did not have to pay...
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