Insurer Must Cover Zip Line Injury At Church Camp Site

By Rick Archer (October 24, 2017, 4:08 PM EDT) -- A Missouri federal judge Monday found Great American Alliance Insurance Co. has to pay out for a 2014 zip line accident at a church camp at a Baptist conference center even if the zip line was not specifically named in the camp contract.

U.S. District Court Judge Nanette K. Laughrey said Great American had a duty to cover Windermere Baptist Conference Center for the accident even though the lease agreement with camp organizer Student Life Camp had not specifically named the zip line it was clear both parties understood the campers would have access to the property's recreational facilities.

"Because Student...

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