Insurers Can't Intervene In Stanford Suit: Judge

Law360, New York (April 22, 2011, 2:15 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Thursday refused to allow insurers to intervene and block attempts by The Sydow Firm LLP to collect legal fees it claims it's owed for alleged fraudster Robert Allen Stanford's defense costs.

Lloyd's of London and Arch Specialty Insurance Co. wanted to intervene in the Northern District of Texas case to enforce a determination that all Stanford estate-related litigation belonged in that court. But U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey said Judge Nancy F. Atlas of the Southern District of Texas had...
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