Judge Finds Letter Could Lead Insurer To Reasonably Anticipate Litigation

HOUSTON - A federal judge in Texas on Nov. 12 held that an insurance company's claim notes created after it received a letter from a customer's client asking the company to fund a settlement that would exceed the limits of a policy the plaintiff company had with the client were sufficient for the insurer to anticipate litigation with the client (OneBeacon Insurance Company v. T. Wade Welch & Associates, et al., No. H-11-3061, S.D. Texas; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 161083).

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