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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) October 16, 2008
THE CHUBB CORPORATION
 
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
         
New Jersey   1-8661   13-2595722
 
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
     
15 Mountain View Road, Warren, New Jersey   07059
 
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (908) 903-2000
Not Applicable
 
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
The following information, including the text of the exhibit attached hereto, is furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K. On October 16, 2008, The Chubb Corporation (Chubb) issued a press release announcing its preliminary financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008. A copy of the press release, which is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.02 as if fully set forth herein, is attached to this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1. In the press release, Chubb presented operating income per share which Chubb believes is meaningful to investors, but which is a financial measure that is not based on accounting principles generally accepted in the United States.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
     (d) Exhibits.
          99.1       Press release dated October 16, 2008 (furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K)

 


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SIGNATURES
     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
         
  THE CHUBB CORPORATION
 
 
Date: October 17, 2008  By:   /s/ John J. Kennedy    
    Name:   John J. Kennedy   
    Title:   Senior Vice President and
Chief Accounting Officer 
 

 


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EXHIBIT INDEX TO CURRENT REPORT ON FORM 8-K
DATED OCTOBER 16, 2008
     
Exhibit No.   Description
 
   
99.1
  Press release dated October 16, 2008 (furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K)