Insurer Interstate Ends $5M Fight With Law Firm Kluger Peretz

Law360, Los Angeles (July 6, 2012, 4:59 PM EDT) -- Law firm Kluger Peretz Kaplan & Berlin PL and Axis Surplus Insurance Co. have resolved a federal lawsuit by Interstate Fire & Casualty Co. seeking to recover $5 million that Interstate tendered to help Kluger Peretz settle malpractice allegations, according to a dismissal order Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez signed a final order dismissing the case without prejudice Tuesday, less than a week after the parties submitted a joint stipulation asking the judge to end the lawsuit.

Thursday’s dismissal brings to a close a...
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