Insurers Off Hook In Sigma Tech, Office Depot Spat

Law360, New York (February 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has ruled that Travelers Indemnity Co. and its affiliates don't have to pay the litigation costs of electronics supplier Sigma Tech Sales Inc., which was sued by Office Depot for alleged failure to provide rebates, because the claims did not constitute advertising injury.

Judge Federico A. Moreno issued the a ruling Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, granting summary judgment to the insurer on the basis that Office Depot’s rebate allegations constitute breach of contract, which is...
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