Nationals Urge Judge Not To Chuck Bogus Shortstop Suit

Law360, New York (September 18, 2013, 2:04 PM EDT) -- The Washington Nationals said Monday its lawsuit in a D.C. federal court accusing Westchester Fire Insurance Co. of failing to compensate it for $1 million lost on a minor league player who lied to the team about his age should be kept alive, arguing the claims are timely and well founded.

The Nationals sued Westchester in May for a portion of the money the team paid Carlos Lugo, a 20-year-old Dominican shortstop. The team recovered $400,000 from another insurer, but Westchester allegedly dragged out its insurance...
To view the full article, register now.