Chartis Loses Choice-Of-Law Fight In 9/11 Injuries Suit

Law360, New York (September 26, 2012, 6:00 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge dealt a blow to Chartis Specialty Insurance Co. on Tuesday by holding that Tennessee, not New York, law applies to a $3.5 million dispute with Phillips & Jordan Inc. and two insurers over workers' injury claims with ties to the Sept. 11 attacks.

The ruling means that Chartis will have to show it was prejudiced by Phillips and Jordan's allegedly late notice of underlying claims, which were resolved as part of a $24 million settlement with contractors Phillips & Jordan, Evans...
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