Court Did Not Consider Whether Parties Were Properly Aligned, Panel Says, Reverses

Mealey's (August 8, 2016, 1:20 PM EDT) -- CINCINNATI — The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Aug. 3 held that a lower federal court failed to consider whether parties were properly aligned in a dispute over whether an insurer owes an additional $1 million to $3 million to satisfy an underlying $3,736,278 judgment against its insured for breaching its duty to exercise ordinary care to maintain its common areas (Evanston Insurance Company v. Housing Authority of Somerset and Griffin, et al., No. 16-5018, 6th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 14465).

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