Insurer Must Cover City's Defamation Claims: 6th Circ.

Law360, New York (April 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has upheld a district court's ruling that United National Insurance Co. must pay more than $14.6 million to insure Sterling Heights, Mich., against defamation in its defense against and eventual settlement of claims in two lawsuits lodged by Hillside Productions.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Tuesday affirmed the amounts and types of damages awarded to Sterling Heights by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, although it reversed the district court's calculation...
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