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'Run-Off Option' Extended Reinsurance Coverage, Arrowood Asserts
February 3, 2009
HARTFORD, Conn. - Arrowood Surplus Lines Co. is refuting Westport Insurance Corp.'s assertion that Arrowood is not entitled to $6.8 million in reinsurance coverage for the settlement of claims brought against a real estate investment company. Arrowood Surplus Lines Insurance Co. v. Westport Insurance Corp., No. 3:08-CV-01393 (S.D. N.Y.).
In response to a suit filed by Arrowood in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Westport counterclaimed for a declaratory judgment that the claims related to occurrences that took place after the Aug. 18, 2000, termination date of the reinsurance agreement.
In its Dec. 5 ...