AIG Can't Shift Duty To Defend Developer: Insurers

Law360, New York (February 25, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- National Fire Insurance Co. of Hartford and Valley Forge Insurance Co. have asked a federal court to rule that an American International Group Inc. unit that issued an umbrella policy to a condo developer can't shift the burden of defending the company in a negligence suit to them, because their policies only cover claims related to subcontractors.

The motion for partial summary judgment, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, argues that NFIC and Valley Forge only agreed to cover contractor...
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