General Star Nat'l Ins. Co. v. Universal Fabricators, Inc., No. 07-4443 - U.S. Second Circuit
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General Star Nat'l Ins. Co. v. Universal Fabricators, Inc., No. 07-4443

In an action by an insurer seeking a declaration that defendant-excess insurer was required to reimburse plaintiff for part of a settlement of a personal injury action, summary judgment for defendant is reversed where the district court erred in deciding that the underlying state-court judgment established legal liability against the insured and thus precluded recovery under the policy.

Read General Star Nat'l Ins. Co. v. Universal Fabricators, Inc., No. 07-4443

Appellate Information

Argued: September 3, 2008

Decided: November 5, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Sack

Counsel

For Appellant:

Christopher Bradley, Marshall, Conway, Wright & Bradley, P.C., New York, NY,

For Appellees:

Patrick W. Brophy, McMahon, Martine & Gallagher, LLP, Brooklyn, NY