San Francisco Files Suit Over California Oil Spill

Law360, New York (December 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The city of San Francisco has become the latest entity to take legal action over a massive oil spill caused by a container ship that crashed into the Bay Bridge last month.

The lawsuit, filed Monday in a San Francisco Superior Court, seeks to recover damages from Hong Kong-based ship owners Regal Stone Ltd. and Fleet Management Ltd.; the Shipowners Insurance and Guaranty Co. Ltd., or Sigco, which insured the ship; and Capt. John Cota, who was at the helm when the crash occurred.

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