Insurer Needn't Cover $40M Construction Delay: 6th Circ.

Law360 (August 12, 2019, 7:58 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Monday affirmed an Ohio federal judge’s ruling that Maxum Indemnity Co. has no duty to defend or indemnify a tunnel-boring machine maker in a $40 million arbitration action over construction delays caused by an equipment breakdown.

A three-judge panel said U.S. District Judge Solomon Oliver made the right call when he ruled in March 2018 that the insurer’s general liability policies don’t cover the claims in the underlying action filed by JCM Northlink LLC in the International Court of Arbitration against tunnel-boring machine manufacturer The Robbins Co. That action concerns delays on a construction project allegedly caused by...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only


Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms


Government Agencies

Judge Analytics