6 Insurers Cut From Coverage Suit Against National Fire

Law360, New York (June 21, 2011, 5:14 PM EDT) -- A Nevada federal judge on Friday dropped all but one of seven plaintiffs from a suit brought by a group of insurers claiming National Fire & Marine Insurance Co. wrongfully denied coverage in nearly 200 construction defect actions.

U.S. District Judge Roger Hunt left Assurance Co. of America as the sole plaintiff, ruling that National Fire’s purported practice of denying coverage based on a certain provision of its insurance policies did not amount to a single series of transactions under which the seven insurers could sue...
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