Starr Sues Playboy Over Ex-Exec's $6M Wrongful Firing Suit

Law360, New York (March 14, 2014, 6:18 PM EDT) -- Starr Indemnity & Liability Co. took Playboy Enterprises Inc. to Illinois federal court Thursday, arguing in a new suit that it should not pay for a Playboy's settlement with a former accounting executive who scored a $6 million verdict on claims that Playboy illegally fired her.

In its complaint, Starr insisted that it has no obligation under a $5 million policy to cover a settlement that Playboy struck with Catherine Zulfer to resolve a wrongful termination suit because Playboy did not ask for its permission before...
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Case Information

Case Title

Starr Indemnity and Liability Company v. Playboy Enterprises, Inc.

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

110(Contract: Insurance)


Honorable Elaine E. Bucklo

Date Filed

March 14, 2014

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