Insurer Sues To Skirt Coverage For Ponzi-Linked Dallas Firm

Law360, Dallas (September 10, 2012, 6:02 PM EDT) -- Greenwich Insurance Co. has filed a lawsuit in Texas federal court arguing it has no duty to defend or indemnify a Dallas law firm accused in five civil suits of helping Striker Petroleum LLC perpetuate a $57 million Ponzi scheme.

The insurer, which issued $1 million policies to Carter Holmes PLLC and its attorney Steve Holmes, said in its suit filed Sept. 4 that the firm waited too long to file policy claims after it learned of investors' accusations that investments Holmes promoted constituted a Ponzi...
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Case Information

Case Title

Greenwich Insurance Company v. Carter Holmes PLLC et al

Case Number



Texas Northern

Nature of Suit



Sam A Lindsay

Date Filed

September 4, 2012

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