11th Cir. Launches Reinsurer’s $1.6M Gain in Fatal Crash Row

By Mike Curley (May 16, 2022, 3:02 p.m. EDT) — The Eleventh Circuit on Monday dismissed a $1.6 million judgment won by Endurance American Specialty Insurance Co. alleging another insurer breached its contract under of the defense of a fatal accident lawsuit, asserting that the contract between the other insurer and one of its agents does not entitle Endurance to any compensation.

In the notice, the panel reversed a judgment against Safeco Insurance Co., saying Endurance failed to meet its burden at trial to show how Safeco breached its indemnification agreement with Comegys Insurance Agency Inc., and that he couldn’t do it.

“Endurance apparently distracted the jury with facts that are…

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