Fredericks Peebles Seeks Coverage Of Tribe's Fight With Atty
By Andrew Scurria
Law360, New York (August 23, 2013, 7:01 PM ET) -- Fredericks Peebles & Morgan LLP sued American Guarantee and Liability Insurance Co. in federal court Friday to recoup part of a settlement the law firm reached on behalf of an indicted attorney who allegedly exposed it to liability by bamboozling their joint client, a California Indian tribe.
Fredericks Peebles said that while defending itself against a wide-ranging malpractice case from the Twenty-Nine Palms Band of Mission Indians, it was forced to foot the bill for the suit’s primary target: the tribe’s ex-general counsel, Gary Kovall. The...