Insurer Disputes Coverage Of Amtrak Crane Accident

Law360, New York (November 17, 2009, 6:17 PM EST) -- Great American E&S Insurance Co. has asked a federal court for a declaration that it does not owe additional coverage to Amtrak for indemnification and defense against lawsuits filed by workers injured by a 2004 Amtrak crane accident at a tunnel site in Queens, N.Y.

Great American, which insured one of Amtrak's construction contractors, filed a motion for summary judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Tuesday, arguing that coverage of Amtrak, also known as the National Railroad Passenger Corp.,...
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