Judge: Insurer In Better Shoes To Bear Risk Of Co-Insured’s Potential Default

Mealey's (April 1, 2016, 9:07 AM EDT) -- SCRANTON, Pa. — A Pennsylvania federal judge on March 30 held that whether one insured reimburses all or none of the $50,000 it was ordered to pay its insurer for the advancement of defense costs in an underlying criminal proceeding, the insurer has a duty to pay a second insured up to the $100,000 limit of liability pursuant to a public officials liability and employment practices liability insurance policy (Darwin National Assurance Co. v. Luzerne County Transportation Authority, et al., No. 14-2417, M.D. Pa.; 2016 U.S....
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