Shipyard Gets $7M Coverage Row Sent To Guam

Law360, New York (August 30, 2011, 2:05 PM EDT) -- A Guam shipyard on Monday succeeded in convincing a California federal judge to transfer to a court on the Pacific island a dispute over $7.3 million in insurance coverage for environmental mitigation and damage to a sunken drydock vessel.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James denied a motion by shipyard Guam Industrial Services Inc. to dismiss the case for lack of jurisdiction but agreed that it should be heard in Guam — where the vessel, the Machinist, sank and was later raised — rather than in San...
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Case Information

Case Title

Zurich American Insurance Company et al v. Guam Industrial Services, Inc. et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Marine


Maria-Elena James

Date Filed

April 19, 2011

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