Contractor Says Insurer Must Cover Kickback Defense Costs

Law360, New York (December 6, 2013, 3:01 PM EST) -- Security contractor Protection Strategies Inc. asked a Virginia federal court Thursday to reject Starr Indemnity & Liability Co.’s attempt to dodge covering PSI’s defense costs stemming from allegations it defrauded NASA and other agencies in a $31 million kickback scheme for which several PSI executives face criminal charges.

PSI and Starr Indemnity filed dueling motions for partial summary judgment Thursday, in which they duked it out over whether Starr Indemnity has a duty to fully defend PSI or whether the insurer can now argue that it...
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