Travelers Unit Sues Lubbock Over Health Plan Case

Law360, New York (July 30, 2009, 2:12 PM EDT) -- A Travelers Property Casualty Co. unit has launched a suit against Lubbock, Texas; the city's former mayor; and three subsidiaries of HealthSmart Holdings Inc., claiming the insurer is not responsible for the city's litigation costs in its dispute with the health care benefits administrator.

St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. filed a complaint Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas seeking a declaratory judgment concerning the insurer's obligations to the feuding parties.

The suit lists as defendants the city's former...
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