Zurich Seeks To Avoid Defense In $37M Pipeline Suit

Law360, New York (February 23, 2011, 5:58 PM EST) -- Zurich American Insurance Co. asked a federal judge on Monday to find that it does not have to defend Latex Construction Co. in a contract suit seeking at least $36.8 million for botched work on a natural gas pipeline.

Zurich filed its motion for partial summary judgment Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The insurer said the commercial general liability policy it issued to Latex does not require it to pay defense costs if the allegations are based on contract...
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