Zurich American Hit With Suit Over Contract Liability

Law360, New York (April 6, 2012, 3:49 PM EDT) -- Zurich American Insurance Co. on Friday removed to a Florida federal court a complaint alleging it breached an insurance contract and thus exposed general contractor Diaz/Fritz Group to millions of dollars in liability over a hospital contract.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff, which does business as Diaz Fritz Isabel, entered into an $8 million contract with University Community Hospital-Carollwood to make additions to an existing hospital in Tampa, Fla. In May 2009 it subcontracted with Hayward Baker Inc. to install injected grout underground columns for...
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