Panel: Insured's OK Not Needed To Remove Lawsuit Over Faulty Work Settlement

Panel: Insured's OK Not Needed To Remove Lawsuit Over Faulty Work Settlement

RICHMOND, Va. - An insured contractor was a nominal party in a contribution lawsuit between its insurers over a $1 million settlement of faulty construction claims and, therefore, did not have to give permission for the lawsuit to be removed to federal court, the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed Nov. 15 (Hartford Fire Insurance Co. v. Harleysville Mutual Insurance Co., et al., No. 12-1761, 4th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 23095).

Find full version on lexis Advance®
Access this news story on lexis.com®