Judge: Insurers Have No Duty To Contribute To Attorney Fees Award Against Insured

DENVER - Insurers are entitled to summary judgment on claims that they are obligated to contribute to the settlement of an attorney fee award entered against their insured in a construction defect case, a Colorado federal judge held Sept. 27 (St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co. and The Travelers Indemnity Company of America v. The North River Insurance Co. and U.S. Fire Insurance Co. v. Continental Casualty Co., et al., No. 10-02936, D. Colo.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 139248).

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