Author’s Aid Foundation Sues Insurer For Defense Coverage

Law360, New York (November 1, 2012, 3:34 PM EDT) -- The nonprofit affiliated with maligned "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortensen lodged a suit against Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co. in Montana federal court Wednesday demanding defense coverage for a class action and a state investigation over the author’s alleged false claims and misuse of funds.

Philadelphia Indemnity failed to issue a proper reservation of rights before Central Asia Institute and Mortensen, who served as the institute’s executive director, hired attorneys to fight the two actions, and the insurer is now unfairly attempting to leave the...
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