STORY FROM: Reinsurance & Arbitration
Arrowood Sues Westport Insurance for $6.8 Million
October 6, 2008
HARTFORD, Conn. - Arrowood Surplus Lines Insurance Co. is suing its reinsurer for $6.8 million in reimbursement for settlement of an underlying declaratory judgment action brought by a real estate investment company. Arrowood Surplus Lines Insurance Co. v. Westport Insurance Corp., No. 3:08-CV-01393 (S.D. N.Y.).
The complaint was filed against Westport Insurance Corp. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Sept. 5.
In December 1999, Arrowood's predecessor, Connecticut Specialty issued a general liability policy to Equity Residential, a trust that owned and managed apartment complexes. According to the suit, the policy was written as ...