Insurer Hit With $1M Suit Over Football Injury Indemnity

Law360, New York (July 17, 2012, 6:41 PM EDT) -- The National Catholic Risk Retention Group asked a state judge in Philadelphia Tuesday to force American Casualty Co. to pay $1.1 million toward a settlement with a former LaSalle University football player who sued the school and a university nurse after suffering a brain injury during a game.

TNCRRG, an excess liability pool comprised of many dioceses and other Catholic institutions around the country, said that ACC had reneged on its commitment under a $1 million insurance policy to indemnify a LaSalle University nurse, Joanne Okagawa,...
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