Insurer Dodges Coverage In Pa. Judge Kickback Spat

Law360, New York (May 26, 2010, 1:04 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has decided Colony Insurance Co. does not have to defend or indemnify a juvenile detention facility operator that has been sued for allegedly paying two county judges in Pennsylvania a total of $2.6 million to improperly convict teens and send them to its care centers.

Judge A. Richard Caputo of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania issued the ruling Monday. Other insurers, such as General Star Indemnity Co., Alea London Ltd. and Atrium Underwriters Ltd., have filed similar suits...
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