Federal Judge Refuses To Dismiss Breach Of Contract, Fraud Claim Against Insurer

BALTIMORE - A Maryland federal judge on May 15 denied an insurer's motion to dismiss an insured's claim that it breached a 2009-2010 errors and omissions insurance policy but found that the insurer's failure to defend the insured against an underlying arbitration claim cannot be a breach of the 2010-2011 policy (Barry J. Steinfelder v. Catlin Specialty Insurance Co., et al., No. 12-cv-2970-JKB, D. Md.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 69231).

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