Chrysler Insurance Off Hook For 'Thieving Mexican' Suit

Law360, New York (November 3, 2009, 4:00 PM EST) -- Texas' highest court has found that Chrysler Insurance Co. owes no defense or indemnity coverage to a Dodge dealership for litigation over alleged defamation of a former employee who claimed managers called him a “thieving Mexican” who stole cars.

The Supreme Court of Texas issued a ruling on Friday reversing a judgment awarding damages for the insurer’s alleged failure to provide defense and indemnification coverage to Greenspoint Dodge of Houston Inc. for the case filed by former inventory control manager Noe Martinez, which resulted in a...
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