Boy Scouts Want Excess Insurers To Cover Abuse Settlement

Law360, New York (July 22, 2013, 7:28 PM EDT) -- The Boy Scouts of America sued two insurers in Texas federal court Thursday, seeking excess coverage for its confidential settlement of a lawsuit claiming a convicted sexual molester who volunteered for the Boy Scouts abused two minors.

The Boy Scouts argue that International Insurance Co. and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. company General Star Indemnity Co. should pay for the settlement and its defense costs under excess general liability insurance policies that were in effect from 1990 and 1991, the period where the alleged abuse took place....
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