Motiva Enterprises, LLC vs. St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Company and National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA

Year: 2004
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
Case Number: 05-20139

The insured should not forfeit coverage by settling without insurance company’s authority when the insurance company intentionally places itself in an adversarial position with its insured by issuing a Reservation of Rights.

UP’s amicus brief was prepared pro bono by Charles L. Stern, Jr. of The Steeg Law Firm, LLC, William G. Passannante and David A. Kochman of Anderson, Kill & Olick, PC. Of Counsel: Amy Bach, Esq.


The information presented in this publication is for general informational purposes and is not a substitute for legal advice. If you have a specific legal issue or problem, United Policyholders recommends that you consult with an attorney. Guidance on hiring professional help can be found in the “Find Help” section of United Policyholders does not sell insurance or certify, endorse or warrant any of the insurance products, vendors, or professionals identified on our website.

Date: July 14, 2024