Lexington Can't Dodge $1M Browne George Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (May 31, 2012, 8:48 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday refused to let Lexington Insurance Co. off the hook in a $1 million breach of contract suit brought by Browne George Ross LLP seeking to recover legal fees the firm spent when Lexington failed to defend it against malpractice claims.

Judge Stephen V. Wilson denied Lexington's motion to dismiss the suit, filed in March 2012, saying that because the insurance company failed to provide a defense for Browne, it cannot claim protections against the breach of contract suit under California...
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