Texas Federal Judge Stands By Decision To Award Insurer Costs For Insured’s Defense

Mealey's (November 17, 2015, 12:19 PM EST) -- MARSHALL, Texas — A Texas federal judge on Nov. 4 refused to reconsider whether an umbrella insurer owes more than $2 million in attorney fees and costs to another insurer to cover defense costs incurred in defending an insured in underlying asbestos suits (LSG Technologies Inc. et al. v. U.S. Fire Insurance Co., No. 07-399, S.D. Texas).

(Order available. Document #03-151118-005R.)

LGS Technologies Inc. and its associated companies were named as defendants in numerous asbestos and mixed dust cases in various Texas state courts. Many of...
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