Bickerstaff Appeals Loss To Zurich In Coverage Spat

Law360, New York (November 25, 2009, 2:57 PM EST) -- Actuarial firm Bickerstaff Whatley Ryan & Burkhalter Inc. has appealed a final judgment against it in a dispute with insurer Zurich Specialties London Ltd. over a contribution claim in litigation arising from the collapse of a Florida-based insurer.

Bickerstaff will appeal the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California's $159,000 judgment against it to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the firm said Thursday in a notice filed with the district court.

The final judgment, entered Oct. 30, followed a partial...
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