Mealey's PI/Product Liability - 5th Circuit: Excess Insurer Not Required To Pay Judgment Over Defective Equipment

Mealey's PI/Product Liability - 5th Circuit: Excess Insurer Not Required To Pay Judgment Over Defective Equipment

NEW ORLEANS - The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 12 found that an excess insurer is not required to contribute to an underlying $3,075,174 judgment arising from defective car wash equipment because its insured was never liable for the judgment (Empire Indemnity Insurance Co. v. N/S Corp., et al., No. 13-40426, 5th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 10974).

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