Travelers Units Can't Beat $6M Condo Damage Contribution Suit

Law360, New York (October 30, 2012, 4:44 PM EDT) -- A pair of The Travelers Cos. Inc. units on Monday failed to escape a Washington suit in which Houston General Insurance Co. seeks contribution to a $6 million settlement over weather and structural damage to property owned by a condominium association.

Judge Marsha Pechman rejected a bid by Farmington Casualty Co. and St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co. to dismiss Houston General’s contribution claim on the argument that the suit is contractually and statutorily limited, and that the insurers ceased to share common liability with...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.