Zurich American Insurance Co. v. Medical Properties Trust, Inc.

  1. December 11, 2023

    Zurich, Hospital Differ On 1st Circ. Flood Coverage Questions

    The owner and operator of a Massachusetts hospital filed a dueling response with Zurich American Insurance Co. to the First Circuit's request for the proposed language of a question it may certify to the state's high court concerning their flood coverage dispute.

  2. October 05, 2023

    1st Circ. Unsure Zurich Is On Safe Ground In Flood Limit Suits

    The First Circuit on Thursday appeared skeptical of two Zurich units' argument contending the court's precedent dictates that a water-damaged and now-demolished Massachusetts hospital is subject to separate flooding sublimits.

  3. September 25, 2023

    Mass. Hospital Says Flood Limits Don't Apply To Its Damage

    The owner of a Massachusetts hospital closed in 2020 by flooding urged the First Circuit to undo its insurers' win, claiming surface water didn't cause the damage, as the insurers argued, and was thus not subject to flooding sublimits in the $250 million case.

  4. August 07, 2023

    Zurich Says Flood Limits Apply To Mass. Hospital Damage

    Two Zurich units urged the First Circuit on Monday to uphold their win against the owner and operator of a Massachusetts hospital closed by severe flooding, arguing water damage to the roof and property below still constituted "surface water," thus subject to separate flooding sublimits.