Contractor Says Insurance Policy Covers Shipyard Labor

By Emily Field (October 28, 2015, 7:40 PM EDT) -- A labor supply company told a Louisiana federal judge Tuesday that Great American Insurance Co. can't duck coverage for a shipyard's suit over botched work contracts, because contrary to the insurer's contention that there's no evidence that contractors worked at the shipyard, the company owner says otherwise.

Masse Contracting Inc. said that Great American claims it doesn't owe a duty to indemnify the company under two policies covering 1996 to 1998, since there's no testimony or discovery documents that show the company provided labor services at Allied Shipyard in that time. But Masse said that is because any invoices or work...

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