Travelers Insurers, Centex Spar Over Defects Defense

Law360, New York (October 26, 2010, 4:17 PM EDT) -- Answering a suit filed by several Travelers Cos. Inc. insurers, Centex Homes has accused Travelers Property & Casualty Co. of America and others of breach of contract as it seeks potentially millions of dollars to defend against California product liability cases alleging residential home construction defects.

Centex is listed as an additional insured under general liability policies issued to subcontractors by the plaintiff insurers, which also include St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co., according to the Nevada-based construction partnership's counterclaim lodged Monday in the U.S....
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