Travelers, Others Wrangle Over $3M Defense Costs

Law360, New York (May 18, 2011, 7:33 PM EDT) -- Travelers Indemnity Co. of America and St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. filed suit against several other insurers in Nevada federal court Tuesday, seeking to reallocate nearly $3 million in defense costs in a construction defect case.

Travelers and St. Paul claim Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty North America, Markel West Inc. and three other insurers, without the plaintiffs’ knowledge, agreed to pay less than they should have toward the $2.93 million in defense costs in the underlying suit, while the plaintiffs paid more than...
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