National Union Bests Empire Land Execs' D&O Suit

Law360, Chicago (August 8, 2012, 7:22 PM EDT) -- National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., won its bid Tuesday to end a suit brought by principals of land developer Empire Land LLC that sought defense costs under a directors and officers policy for a slew of actions in Empire Land's bankruptcy proceedings.

U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson granted National Union's motion to dismiss the suit and vacated the plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment in the coverage case, finding they had failed to follow the requirements for suing National Union set out in...
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