Port Authority's Suit Over JFK Crash Coverage Tossed

Law360, New York (May 16, 2013, 3:29 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge Wednesday refused to let the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey pursue defense and indemnity claims against a construction company and its insurer for an underlying airport runway crash lawsuit, ruling that the court does not have jurisdiction.

Granting motions to dismiss from Tully Construction Co. Inc. and Zurich American Insurance Co., U.S. District Judge Sandra L. Townes said that the diversity of citizenship required for the federal court to hear the case does not exist here because all...
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