Liberty Can't Avoid $4M Coverage In Contract Row

Law360, New York (June 17, 2011, 7:34 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday denied Liberty Mutual Insurance Co.’s bid to dodge nearly $4.2 million in coverage for Hicks & Warren LLC for legal fees in arbitration over a bonded contract with another company to construct a residential complex.

U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled that the performance bond — which incorporated the construction complex by reference — and other contract terms held Liberty liable for an award it won in arbitration with the project’s contractor, The Stegla Group Inc., and included more...
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Case Information

Case Title

Hicks & Warren LLC v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Shira A. Scheindlin

Date Filed

December 20, 2010

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