Great American Can't Shake $1.9M Hotel Scam Suit

Law360 (July 30, 2020, 7:17 PM EDT) -- An Ohio federal magistrate judge said that Great American Insurance Co. should not be let out of a $1.9 million breach of contract suit brought by the Millennium Hilton New York hotel's operator, because the hotel has demonstrated an "insurable loss."

U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen L. Litkovitz said Wednesday that the Ohio federal court should not grant Great American's bid to toss the suit because Millennium & Copthorne Hotels PLC has shown that it suffered a loss from paying out funds due to its former employee's fraudulent scheme.

Great American was not able to show that Millennium's complaint is time-barred by...

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