Insurer Ousts Atty From Swiss Re Defense Coverage Suit

Law360, Washington (September 8, 2011, 7:38 PM EDT) -- National Fire & Marine Insurance Co. won a motion in Nevada federal court Wednesday to disqualify a Christian Dichter & Sluga PC partner from representing two Swiss Re Ltd. units in their suit seeking defense costs for underlying construction defect litigation.

North American Specialty Insurance Co. and North American Capacity Insurance Co. filed their lawsuit in October 2010 seeking to force the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. affiliate to cover its share of the defense costs and indemnity in the underlying litigation. National Fire asked to have Christian...
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