Insurer Seeks To Move $32M Reservoir Collapse Suit To NY

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 4:55 PM EST) -- An Ameren Corp. unit's excess insurer urged a Missouri federal judge on Friday to ship a $32 million coverage battle surrounding a reservoir wall collapse to New York, saying the U.S. Supreme Court recently fortified its position that a forum selection clause controls the venue question.

Energy Insurance Mutual Ltd. told U.S. District Judge Carol Jackson that her prior refusal to honor the forum selection clause in Ameren UE's second-layer excess policy can no longer stand after the justices warned in December that federal courts can...
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