Insurer Dodges ADT's $34M Alarm System Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (June 26, 2013, 4:39 PM EDT) -- National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh on Tuesday successfully fended off claims brought by security systems provider ADT Holdings Inc. for coverage of $34 million in damages awarded in suits over an inadequately maintained warehouse burglary alarm system.

Judge Richard P. Matsch found that ADT was barred from indemnification because fellow security company Sonitrol Corp., which along with ADT once was a Tyco International Ltd. subsidiary, breached a contract to install and monitor alarm systems in an Aurora, Colo., warehouse owned by Core-Mark Midcontinent Inc....
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