Travelers Units Can't Beat $6M Condo Damage Contribution Suit

Law360, New York (October 30, 2012, 4:44 PM EDT) -- A pair of The Travelers Cos. Inc. units on Monday failed to escape a Washington suit in which Houston General Insurance Co. seeks contribution to a $6 million settlement over weather and structural damage to property owned by a condominium association.

Judge Marsha Pechman rejected a bid by Farmington Casualty Co. and St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co. to dismiss Houston General’s contribution claim on the argument that the suit is contractually and statutorily limited, and that the insurers ceased to share common liability with...
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