Insurers Want Rolls-Royce Suit Heard in UK, Not US

Law360, New York (April 22, 2010, 7:07 PM EDT) -- A group of insurers that includes Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance PLC and Zurich International (UK) Ltd. has told a federal judge that Rolls-Royce PLC's claims related to a defective ship propulsion system should be adjudicated in England, not the U.S.

RSAI, Zurich, XL Insurance Co. Ltd., Aviva International Insurance Ltd., Aviva Insurance Ltd. and BHG Structured Settlements Inc. lodged their motion to dismiss or stay in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Wednesday.

RSAI, Zurich, XL and Aviva are "primary...
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