Kimmins Off Hook In $3M Rental Indemnification Suit

Law360, New York (December 15, 2009, 4:32 PM ET) -- Equipment renter United Rentals Inc. has lost its bid in a contract dispute with Kimmins Contracting Corp. to have Kimmins indemnify it for a $3.1 million jury verdict in favor of a worker who claimed he was injured while operating heavy equipment Kimmins had rented from United Rentals.

Judge Virginia Hernandez-Covington of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on Monday granted Kimmins' motion for summary judgment and closed the case.

She ruled that Kimmins had no obligation to indemnify United Rentals under...
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