Majority Reverses Dismissal Of Cleveland Indians' Negligence Claims Against Broker

Majority Reverses Dismissal Of Cleveland Indians' Negligence Claims Against Broker

CINCINNATI - The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 23 held that a lower court erred when it found that an insurance broker could not be liable in negligence for failing to obtain insurance that would cover an underlying accident that occurred at an event held at a professional baseball game, reversing the lower court's ruling in favor of the broker but affirming its ruling in favor of the insurer (Cleveland Indians Baseball Co. v. New Hampshire Insurance Co., et al., No. 12-1589, 6th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 17629).

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