1st Circ. Nixes Insurer's Appeal In Attachment Fight

Law360, New York (August 26, 2009, 4:14 PM EDT) -- Saying it lacks jurisdiction, a federal appeals court has dismissed United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co.'s appeal in a fight with fellow insurer Arch Insurance Co. over USF&G's attachment to $3.5 million worth of Massachusetts real estate assets.

Tuesday's ruling, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, blasted the proceedings as “confused” and added that USF&G failed in its appeal to elaborate why a federal trial court dissolved its attachment to parcels of land owned by Eastern Contractors Inc., a construction contractor that...
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