Calif. Court Axes Liberty Mutual Unit's Suit Against Broker

Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 5:04 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court has affirmed an insurance broker’s victory over a Liberty Mutual Group insurer alleging a negligent failure to secure a modeling contractor adequate liability coverage, ruling the carrier's subrogation claim was barred, according to a decision certified for publication Monday.

A unanimous panel of the Court of Appeal’s Fourth Appellate District determined that Golden Eagle Insurance could not sue Work Comp For Less Insurance Services Inc. as a subrogated insurer to recoup covered losses from a restaurant fire. Work Comp had procured coverage...
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