Federal Sues Zurich Over Hartford Credit Score Suit

Law360, New York (December 15, 2009, 2:35 PM EST) -- Federal Insurance Co. has filed suit alleging Zurich American Insurance Co. breached an excess insurance agreement by failing to pick up part of the tab for claims investigation costs associated with Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.’s long Fair Credit Reporting Act legal battle.

Federal, an affiliate of the Chubb Group of Insurance Cos., filed its complaint against fellow insurer Zurich on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, seeking reimbursement for 40 percent of roughly $4.5 million in various litigation...
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