Price Postel Must Repay Insurer For Defamation Suit Defense

Law360, Los Angeles (November 26, 2012, 9:54 PM EST) -- A California federal judge ruled Wednesday that Price Postel & Parma LLP is obligated to reimburse Hartford Insurance Co. of the Midwest for the fees and costs it incurred defending the firm from an ex-partner's defamation lawsuit related to her 2009 termination.

U.S. District Judge Margaret M. Morrow granted Hartford's motion for summary judgment, holding it is entitled to reimbursement for the nearly $679,000 it spent on Price Postel's defense in its litigation with lawyer Penny Clemmons, who sued the firm after she was fired....
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Case Information

Case Title

Hartford Insurance Company of the Midwest v. Price Postel and Parma LLP

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit



Margaret M. Morrow

Date Filed

November 1, 2011

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