San Diego Wildfire Insurance Suit Will Stay In Calif.

Law360, New York (October 11, 2011, 7:47 PM EDT) -- Ace Property and Casualty Insurance Co. will continue to defend itself in California over coverage for the 2007 San Diego wildfires, a judge ruled Friday, despite its attempt to shake the case by arguing that a related Texas suit might be disrupted.

Ace had originally filed a suit in a Texas federal court against infrastructure contractor Quanta Services Inc. in April, contending it has no duty to defend or indemnify Quanta or its subsidiary Par Electrical Contractors Inc., in third-party actions stemming from the wildfires, which...
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