Insurer Loses Bid To Nix 'Expendables' Coverage Suit

Law360, New York (June 21, 2011, 7:23 PM EDT) -- A Louisiana federal judge ruled Monday that filmmakers may have acted responsibly when delaying filming of “The Expendables” for two weeks out of concern for the health of actor Jason Statham, denying the film's insurer a quick win on the issue.

"Whether the decision to delay the start of production in New Orleans to avoid a much more costly cessation of production was a reasonable decision and comports with the policy requirements is an issue of fact for the jury to determine," U.S. District Judge Mary...
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Case Information

Case Title

Alta Vista Productions, LLC et al v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co. et al

Case Number



Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit



Mary Ann Vial Lemmon

Date Filed

July 12, 2010

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