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Insurer, Gibson Spar Over Venue For $7M Flood Claim

Law360 (April 22, 2011, 7:50 PM EDT) -- Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance USA Inc. lashed out at Gibson Guitar Corp. on Thursday in an attempt to prevent its policyholder from pursuing a claim for $7 million in flood losses in Tennessee that is identical to an earlier-filed one in New York.

Mitsui Sumitomo, which sued Gibson in New York federal court in January, is seeking to prevent the guitar maker from opening a suit in Tennessee over losses related to a May flood that destroyed $17 million worth of Gibson's property.

Gibson's attempt to file...
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Case Information

Case Title

Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance USA Inc. v. Gibson Guitar Corporation, et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit



Louis L. Stanton

Date Filed

January 14, 2011

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