Chicago Says Allianz Must Cover SkyWest's $2M Crash Suit

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 3:45 PM EDT) -- The city of Chicago and its insurer sued Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Co. on Tuesday to win coverage for a more than $2 million fight with SkyWest Airlines Inc. stemming from a collision between a taxiing plane and a maintenance truck at O'Hare International Airport in 2008.

SkyWest launched the underlying suit against Chicago and Jose Lopez, the city employee driving the truck, in Cook County court almost exactly two years after the October 2008 accident. The airline claimed that their gross negligence caused substantial...
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Case Information

Case Title

The City of Chicago et al v. Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Company

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

110(Contract: Insurance)


Honorable Samuel Der-Yeghiayan

Date Filed

April 16, 2013

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