Insurers Can't Jump Out Of $20M Damaged Plane Suit

Law360, New York (November 23, 2011, 3:20 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge on Tuesday refused to toss WM Aviation LLC’s suit seeking nearly $20 million in coverage from U.S. Aircraft Insurance Group and three other insurers for damages sustained to its aircraft during a 2008 runway accident.

Defendants USAIG, U.S. Aviation Underwriters Inc., Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. and Ace American Insurance Co. argued that the instant suit was not ready to be litigated, since WM Aviation and fellow insured Tricor International Corp. had refused to allow the insurers to finish an inspection to determine...
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