Hartford Fire Cut Loose From $5M Fight With DirecTV Installer

Law360, New York (April 25, 2013, 2:41 PM EDT) -- Hartford Fire Insurance Co. was freed Thursday from paying $5.1 million to a DirecTV LLC contractor found to have cut rates for television programming behind DirecTV's back, after a Massachusetts federal court held that there was no covered "occurrence."

U.S. Magistrate Judge Kenneth Neiman handed Hartford a quick win in a lawsuit brought by NWS Corp., a company that installs programming systems for DirecTv at colleges, prisons and military institutions.

NWS was unable to persuade the judge that Hartford was on the hook for its settlement...
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