Insurer Asks 6th Circ. To Rehear Indians Fatality Ruling

Law360, New York (September 6, 2013, 6:39 PM EDT) -- CSI Insurance Group on Friday asked the entire Sixth Circuit to reconsider a ruling that the insurer may be liable for damages suffered by the Cleveland Indians when a falling inflatable slide killed a spectator at a pregame event, saying the ruling improperly expanded state law.

A panel ruling last month overturned part of a Michigan federal court's finding that CSI and New Hampshire Insurance Co. weren't liable for negligence in failing to write a policy that covered inflatable slides for the event.

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Case Information

Case Title

Cleveland Indians Baseball Com v. New Hampshire Insurance Compan, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 6th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3110 Contract: Insurance

Date Filed

May 11, 2012

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