6th Circ. Revives MLB Team Fatality Appeal

Law360, Los Angeles (August 23, 2013, 4:14 PM ET) -- CSI Insurance Group may be liable for damages suffered by the Cleveland Indians when a falling inflatable slide killed a spectator at a pre-game event because the insurer failed to write the policy as requested, according to a decision handed down Friday by the Sixth Circuit.

The ruling overturned part of a Michigan federal court’s finding that CSI and New Hampshire Insurance Co. weren’t liable for their negligence in failing to write a policy that covered inflatable slides for the event.

CSI argued in court that...
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