National Union Can't Duck Payless TCPA Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (August 10, 2012, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday refused to stop Payless ShoeSource Inc. from pursuing a Kansas lawsuit against National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., over $9 million in coverage for a pair of settled Telephone Consumer Protection Act class actions, saying the Kansas suit was already too far along.

The Kansas suit is the second of two similar declaratory judgment actions seeking to sort out National Union's liability in the TCPA suits. U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen, who is overseeing a California action...
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