Cement Cos. Sue Zurich For Antitrust Suit Defense

Law360, New York (February 11, 2011, 6:49 PM EST) -- Three cement companies have asked a federal court to declare Zurich Insurance Co. Ltd. and a subsidiary had a duty to defend them in consolidated antitrust class action litigation.

Sunwannee American Cement LLC, VCNA Prestige Ready-Mix Florida Inc. and Votorantim Cimentos North America Inc. filed their declaratory judgment complaint Wednesday against Zurich Insurance, Zurich American Insurance Co. and Amerisure Insurance Co. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. 

Zurich Insurance issued a master general liability to the plaintiffs, and Zurich American issued...
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