The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider overturning an ex-title insurance company executive's conviction for skimming more than $60 million in customer money, despite previously vacating the conviction after U.S. v. Skilling.
A Texas federal judge on Thursday tossed Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act claims from a $30 million suit in which a Houston hospital operator claims Cigna Healthcare significantly underpaid it for treatment provided to Cigna subscribers.
A group of insurers does not have to cover Qwest Communications International Inc.'s legal costs in a $50 million case brought against the company and others over dishonest conduct by two former Qwest employees, a Colorado federal judge ruled Friday.
The Shaw Group Inc. on Friday settled a $107 million suit claiming it violated supply contracts by providing REC Solar Grade Silicon LLC with defective piping products, allowing the manufacturer to focus now on litigation against its insurers.
A California federal judge ruled Thursday that Chartis Specialty Insurance Co. must provide Sierra Recycling & Demolition Inc. with coverage for claims that the company transported construction debris with elevated levels of lead and zinc to a processing facility.
Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP has lured two attorneys from SNR Denton to further boost its corporate insurance practice group, which already boasts more than 50 lawyers, the firm announced last week.
A group of investors on Thursday hit Life Partners Inc. with a suit in Nevada alleging the viatical settlement broker underestimates life insurance policyholders' life expectancies and exaggerates the rate of return on investment.
Packaging company Sonoco Products Co. and its insurers sued Toshiba International Co. for more than $15 million in Louisiana on Thursday, arguing a fire that engulfed a Sonoco manufacturing plant stemmed from a faulty Toshiba hydraulic pump motor.
The Eighth Circuit ordered a new trial Thursday in a $4 million dispute between KAAPA Ethanol LLC and its insurer, saying a lower court had given the jury incorrect instructions on whether KAAPA's insurance would cover a structural collapse at a Nebraska ethanol distillery.
A New York appeals court on Thursday affirmed a lower court's refusal to dismiss a class action against Metropolitan Tower Life Insurance Co. and Tishman Speyer Properties LP over their allegedly illegal pocketing of almost $25 million in tax breaks related to rent rates.
Hartford Casualty Insurance Co. sued an Oregon product testing laboratory Wednesday, asking a federal court to find that the insurer has no obligation to indemnify the company in a $20 million suit over a fuel gel explosion that seriously injured a Texas woman.
The Second Circuit on Thursday told Zurich American Insurance Co. to pay about $1.49 million to Federal Insurance Co. for attorneys' fees and other costs that Federal incurred while fighting Hartford Financial Services Inc. over coverage of a Fair Credit Reporting Act class action.
Validus Holdings Ltd. will attempt to oust three members of reinsurer Transatlantic Holdings Inc.'s board of directors now that the company has rejected Validus' increased, $55.35-per-share offer for Transatlantic, Validus said Thursday.
The Second Circuit on Wednesday ruled that Great American Assurance Co. did not have to defend Rockland Exposition Inc. against a trademark infringement suit because the trade show promoter waited weeks before telling the insurer it had been sued.
A condominium owner launched a class action in Minnesota on Wednesday accusing U.S. Bank NA of knowingly forcing him to buy more flood insurance than is required under his mortgage agreement or federal law.
AXA Belgium SA agreed Monday to drop a case in New York court claiming Duane Morris LLP's undisclosed conflicts of interest in its representation of AXA caused the insurer to enter into a shoddy settlement agreement in an underlying environmental contamination dispute.
Venable LLP said Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s former chief counsel had joined the firm’s litigation and regulatory divisions as a partner who will work in its Baltimore and Washington offices.
Disk drive maker Seagate Technology PLC sued National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., in California on Monday for indemnification of a €2.9 million ($3.7 million) embezzlement perpetrated by a since-imprisoned executive of a Seagate subsidiary.
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Allstate Life Insurance Co. does not owe a contribution to an Arizona town for losses the insurer and a putative class suffered on $35 million worth of bonds, but left Allstate on the hook for the town's contractual interference counterclaim.
Century Indemnity Co. must pay Caterpillar Inc.'s costs for defending thousands of asbestos injury claims from 2005 through 2008, likely to amount to tens of millions of dollars, an Illinois judge ruled Friday.