Mich. Town's Appeal Denied In $12M Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (February 22, 2010, 2:32 PM EST) -- A Michigan state court has denied the appeal of a Detroit suburb seeking reimbursement from its municipal self-insurance pool after it was ordered to pay $12 million in an underlying breach of contract suit with Wayne Oakland Contracting Inc.

The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that a lower court had not erred in dismissing the claims against the Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority because the insurance agreement between the pool and its members explains coverage is only available for tort claims, explicitly excluding defense of...
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