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Heavy Equipment Co. Can't Sue Over Lease Losses: 5th Circ.

Law360 (May 15, 2018, 7:43 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Tuesday said a construction equipment provider cannot sue the insurer of a company that leased several pieces of equipment before filing for bankruptcy, saying the company does not have standing because it was not a party to the insurance contract.

A three-judge panel determined that a Texas federal judge was right to dismiss Sierra Equipment Inc.’s lawsuit against Lexington Insurance Co., saying the fact LWL Management Inc. did not include Sierra as an additional insured on an insurance policy required by a...
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Case Information

Case Title

Sierra Equipment, Incorporated v. Lexington Insurance Company

Case Number



Appellate - 5th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4110 Insurance

Date Filed

January 20, 2017

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