MegaPhase Sues Insurers For Coverage Of IP Suit

Law360, New York (January 29, 2010, 2:53 PM EST) -- Coaxial cable manufacturer MegaPhase LLC has sued its insurers for failing to provide defense and indemnification coverage in a patent infringement, unfair competition and breach of contract suit brought by rival Flexco Microwave Inc.

In a complaint filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, MegaPhase alleged that two subsidiaries of the Chubb Corp. and a subsidiary of Selective Insurance Group Inc. violated their insurance contracts that provided commercial general liability coverage and commercial umbrella coverage.

The insurers were capricious and...
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