W.Va. Justices Should Weigh Insurance Issue, 4th Circ. Told

Law360, Los Angeles (May 17, 2017, 9:40 PM EDT) -- BrickStreet Mutual Insurance Co. on Tuesday asked the Fourth Circuit to seek the West Virginia high court's guidance on a key issue at the heart of Zurich American Insurance Co.'s appeal of a lower court's ruling that it must split with BrickStreet payments of workers' compensation benefits to a worker severely injured at a coal mine.

The coverage dispute stems from a January 2012 accident at the Tunnel Ridge coal mine in Wheeling, West Virginia, that left Jonathan Posadas Gutierrez with debilitating lifelong injuries. At the...
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Case Information

Case Title

BrickStreet Mutual Insurance v. Zurich American Insurance Co.

Case Number



Appellate - 4th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4110 Insurance

Date Filed

October 18, 2016

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