Chubb On Hook For Full Fatal Crash Deal, 5th Circ. Affirms

Law360 (December 22, 2020, 5:26 PM EST) -- The Fifth Circuit on Monday affirmed that a Chubb Ltd. primary insurer must reimburse an excess carrier for its over $7 million share of their mutual policyholder's settlement of a suit over a deadly truck crash, because the Chubb unit negligently rejected an earlier offer to settle the crash case within its $2 million policy limit.

A three-judge panel of the appellate court upheld U.S. District Judge Keith P. Ellison's decision last year that Chubb unit Ace American Insurance Co. unreasonably refused to settle the underlying wrongful death action against policyholder The Brickman Group Ltd., a landscaping company, within the $2...

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