OneBeacon Sues Texas Law Firm Over EchoStar Sanctions

Law360, New York (August 22, 2011, 8:01 PM EDT) -- OneBeacon Insurance Co. filed suit Monday in Texas seeking a declaration that it doesn't owe coverage for sanctions and misconduct allegations related to law firm T. Wade Welch & Associates' work on behalf of EchoStar Communications Corp. in antitrust litigation.

The insurer says it shouldn't have to cover sanctions levied against the firm in separate Connecticut and Colorado actions against EchoStar — now known as Dish Network Corp. — because the firm allegedly didn't disclose the fact that it had previously been sanctioned when it applied...
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