Mealey's Insurance - Panel: Court Hardly 'Sounded Death Knell' Of Litigation Over Industrial Accident

Mealey's Insurance - Panel: Court Hardly 'Sounded Death Knell' Of Litigation Over Industrial Accident

NEW ORLEANS - The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 10 found that a lower federal court erred when it entered final judgment pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 54(b) against an insurer, concluding that the lower court left unresolved issues in a coverage dispute arising from an industrial accident that occurred on a decommissioned platform off the Louisiana coast (Tetra Technologies, et al. v. Continental Insurance Co., No. 13-30516, 5th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 10811).

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