Newmeyer, Centex Can't Duck Travelers' Overbilling Claims

Law360, Chicago (January 14, 2013, 5:07 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday refused to dismiss Travelers Property Casualty Co. of America's suit accusing Newmeyer & Dillion LLP and Centex Homes of overbilling the insurer for defense coverage in construction defect litigation but did trim Travelers' claim demanding reimbursement from the law firm.

Newmeyer and Centex had sought dismissal of all of the causes of action Travelers alleged in the third amended complaint it lodged Oct. 10. U.S. District Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton refused, finding that for most of Travelers' claims "disputed issues...
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