Chubb Doesn't Owe Starwood $10M In Defense Costs: Atty

Law360, New York (February 22, 2012, 6:00 PM EST) -- An attorney for a Chubb Corp. affiliate told a New York state appeals court Wednesday that the insurer shouldn't have to pay Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.'s defense costs for a lawsuit stemming from construction cost overruns at a Florida hotel.

Christopher T. Handman of Hogan Lovells, who represents Chubb affiliate Executive Risk Indemnity Inc., told the appeals court during a hearing Wednesday that the hotel's developer sent Starwood a letter a year before it sued, but that Starwood didn't tell Chubb about the dispute...
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