Liberty Wins Remand Of $6M Coverage Suit Against USSIC

Law360, New York (December 16, 2011, 6:58 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Thursday booted back to state court a suit that private equity firm Liberty Partners LP brought to recover $6 million from U.S. Specialty Insurance Co. for defense costs in a contract dispute.

Liberty Partners is battling it out with USSIC over whether its $10 million professional and management liability insurance policy covers defense costs in a breach of contract suit brought by Mary-Ellen Hardin, the former CEO of dental business SmileCare LLC. USSIC has filed its own suit against Liberty in...
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