STORY FROM: Reinsurance & Arbitration
Munich Re, Tall Tree Battle Over Coverage For Hewlett Packard Actions
April 8, 2008
SAN FRANCISCO - Munich Reinsurance America Inc. asked a California federal court on March 17 to dismiss a suit brought by a Vermont insurer that demands reinsurance coverage for deceptive advertising claims filed against Hewlett-Packard Co. The Tall Tree Insurance Co. v. Munich Reinsurance America Inc., No. 3:08-cv-01060 (N.D. Calif.).
The Tall Tree Insurance Co. filed the suit on Feb. 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, seeking a ruling as to the parties' duties under the insurance and reinsurance contracts at issue. Tall Tree is hoping to recoup sums it spent in defending HP ...