State Farm Seeks Enforcement Of Defense Costs Deal

Law360, New York (October 6, 2009, 4:47 PM EDT) -- State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. has asked a court to force Lenox Financial Mortgage LLC and one of its founders to adhere to a confidential settlement agreement the parties had arranged in a declaratory judgment lawsuit.

State Farm filed its motion to enforce the agreement on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, saying it needed the court to intervene because one of the defendants had tried to add another demand to the otherwise agreed-upon deal.

The insurer filed suit...
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