Travelers Pulls Great American Into Defense Suit

Law360, New York (April 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Travelers Casualty Insurance Co. of America has dragged General American Insurance Co. into a suit that claims Travelers must pay defense costs incurred by a development company sued over damage to homes in one of its subdivisions.

In a third-party complaint filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, Travelers and its affiliate St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. claim that GAI is obligated to defend Merit Homes Inc. in litigation brought by homeowners alleging property damage as a result of...
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