Judge Refuses To Dismiss Suit Seeking Equitable Contribution Of Defense Costs

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Suit Seeking Equitable Contribution Of Defense Costs

SAN DIEGO - A commercial general liability insurer has alleged sufficient facts to establish that it may be entitled to relief on its claim seeking equitable contribution of the more than $930,000 it spent defending its energy drink manufacturer insured against a competitor's lawsuit, a California federal judge ruled June 12 (Citizens Insurance Company of America v. National Casualty Company,  No. 12cv430-IEG (WVG), S.D. Calif.; 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81327).

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