St. Paul Prevails On Appeal In Duty To Defend Case

Law360, New York (June 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court handed St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. a win on Tuesday, striking down a trial court’s decision and ruling that the insurer was not obligated to provide a defense for ERA Oxford Realty Company Greystone Inc. in an Alabama state court lawsuit.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit’s ruling vacated a district court’s order that declared that St. Paul had to furnish a defense under a professional liability insurance policy it issued ERA, and remanded the matter to...
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