Insurers Seek Contribution In Fortney Coverage Spat

Law360, New York (September 13, 2010, 12:45 PM EDT) -- Three insurers accused of breaching their duty to defend and indemnify Fortney & Weygandt Inc. in underlying litigation arising out of a construction contract dispute have launched a third-party complaint seeking to hold six contractors and insurers liable for potential coverage costs.

American Manufacturers Mutual Insurance Co., American Motorists Insurance Co. and Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Co. lodged their third-party complaint Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio against project subcontractors J. Gross Concrete Inc., FJ Shirack Inc., Mark's Trucking & Excavating...
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