Justices Won't Hear Cleveland Indians Coverage Appeal

Law360, New York (June 2, 2014, 2:12 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear CSI Insurance Group's appeal of a Sixth Circuit ruling that found the insurer might be liable for damages suffered by the Cleveland Indians when a falling inflatable slide killed a spectator at a pregame event.

CSI asked the high court to reconsider the ruling in March, saying it improperly created new state law. Last August, a split appeals panel overturned part of a Michigan federal court's finding that CSI and New Hampshire Insurance Co. weren't liable for negligence by failing to write a policy that covered inflatable slides for the event. The majority...

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