6th Circ. Relieves Insurer Of Hockey Player's Injury Defense

Law360, New York (September 13, 2012, 5:45 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Thursday upheld a Michigan federal court's dismissal of former professional hockey player Kevin Miller’s suit against AXA Winterthur Insurance Co. seeking coverage for claims lodged by a player he allegedly hurt during a game in Switzerland.

A three-judge panel agreed with the lower court's finding that Miller, who allegedly injured another player in 2000 while playing in a Swiss hockey league, had failed to prove the insurer had sufficient business in Michigan to give the court jurisdiction over the case, saying it...
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