9th Circ. Revives Insurer's Monorail Fire Suit

Law360, Chicago (May 23, 2013, 2:20 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday resurrected Affiliated FM Insurance Co.'s suit alleging LTK Consulting Services Inc.'s work on the Seattle monorail led to a 2004 fire, finding there were still too many disputed facts to determine whether Affiliated's claims were time-barred.

The three-judge panel remanded the suit arising from a 2004 monorail fire, writing that "given the disputed facts, and drawing the inferences in favor of the plaintiff, we conclude that genuine issues of material fact exist precluding summary judgment."

The May 2004 fire that sparked...
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