Insurer Sues Baltimore Over $2.5M Demolition Defense

Law360, New York (July 22, 2009, 11:58 PM EDT) -- Colony Insurance Co. on Wednesday hit the city of Baltimore, three of its housing department employees and a local construction company with a suit claiming it is not obligated to defend them in a $2.5 million suit accusing the city of wrongfully ordering the demolition of an individual’s property.

In a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Colony seeks a declaration that it is not liable to defend Baltimore and its mayor, three employees of the city’s Department of Housing...
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