Travelers Says Archdiocese Didn't Disclose Sex Abuse Claims

Law360, New York (October 30, 2012, 2:29 PM EDT) -- Travelers Insurance Co. on Monday told an Indiana federal judge that the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Indianapolis Inc. is responsible for $250,000 incurred in its sexual abuse litigation, saying Travelers shouldn’t pay because it never received advance notice of the claims.

The insurer asked the court to dismiss the archdiocese’s suit seeking repayment for its defense fees and costs, arguing that the church improperly asked for contribution after it settled with the plaintiffs without notifying Travelers.

“ADI failed to notify Travelers of these claims until after...
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