9th Circ. Says Monorail Insurer Can Sue Consultant

Law360, New York (December 7, 2010, 5:02 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday gave the Seattle monorail operator's insurer its blessing to sue a rail consultant, which had been contracted to fix problems with the trains, over a 2004 track fire that caused $3.3 million in damage.

Affiliated FM Insurance Co., Seattle Monorail Services Joint Venture's insurer, can sue LTK Consulting Services Inc. for negligence over design advice that led to fire damage on the monorail, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit determined as it...
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