Swiss Re Units, Berkshire Affiliate End Defense Coverage Row

Law360, Chicago (June 20, 2013, 3:37 PM EDT) -- Two Swiss Re Ltd. units have settled their Nevada federal court lawsuit seeking defense coverage from a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. affiliate for construction defect litigation, with a federal judge signing off on the suit's dismissal Wednesday.

U.S. District Judge Gloria M. Navarro approved the stipulation that plaintiffs North American Specialty Insurance Co. and North American Capacity Insurance Co. filed the day before along with defendant National Fire & Marine Insurance Co., entering an order saying that the parties had settled the case and each agreed to...
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