AMICO Sued For $97K Over Hearing Loss Coverage

Law360, New York (April 10, 2012, 1:40 PM ET) -- Continental Holdings Inc. sued American Motorists Insurance Co., in Louisiana federal court on Monday, seeking to make AMICO pay $97,000 in defense and indemnity costs for a class action brought by 81 workers at a Continental-owned paper mill over hearing loss caused by industrial noise.

AMICO stopped paying Continental's defense costs after the Fifth Circuit previously affirmed the Louisiana district court's decision that workers' compensation and employer liability policies Continental held did not cover the suit because of a statute of limitations, but Continental's new suit...
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