'Three Cups Of Tea' Author's Nonprofit Wins $1.2M Coverage

Law360, New York (November 08, 2013, 2:08 PM ET) -- The nonprofit affiliated with “Three Cups of Tea” author Greg Mortenson won a $1.2 million settlement from a Tokio Marine North America Inc. insurer accused of ducking the $2 million defense bill from a consumer class action over Mortenson’s alleged fabrications and a state probe into misuse of funds, the group’s attorney said Friday.

Central Asia Institute filed its November 2012 complaint accusing Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co. of wrongfully disclaiming coverage for the full cost of defending against an underlying consumer class action and Montana attorney general’s...
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