$1M Cap Applies To Postal Worker's Injury, Ind. Court Says

Law360 (October 30, 2018, 9:08 PM EDT) -- An Indiana appeals court ruled Tuesday that a yacht detailer's shipment of toxic paint thinner that broke at a USPS facility and hurt a postal worker is only covered up to $1 million, halving the amount for which insurer Auto-Owners Insurance Co. is on the hook.

The appeals court reversed a lower court's finding that there were multiple occurrences, the result of a summary judgment order in favor of the estate of postal worker Theodore Long. It flipped the summary judgment to the other side and said there was one occurrence. That had been the only point of dispute.

Long was...

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