Excess Insurer Off Hook In Bayou Stevedore Injury Suit

Law360, New York (June 10, 2010, 2:56 PM EDT) -- In a case on remand from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, a Louisiana trial court has ruled that an excess insurer for Bayou Steel Corp. does not have to cover workplace injury claims due to a policy exclusion limiting coverage for subcontractors.

Judge Martin Feldman granted summary judgment in favor of Bayou and excess insurer New York Marine and General Insurance Co. on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

The judge denied summary judgment for National...
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