Insurer Sues Detroit Over Apartment Building Demolition

Law360, Los Angeles (June 25, 2013, 8:19 PM EDT) -- An insurance company has sued the city of Detroit over the allegedly illegal demolition of an apartment building owned by one of its policyholders, saying the city violated the building owner's Fifth Amendment right to be compensated for the property.

The suit by Assurance Company of America was removed from state court to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan by the city of Detroit on Tuesday because the insurance company's allegations revolve around a question of constitutional law. Assurance filed the suit...
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