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Judge: No Indemnification Or CGL Coverage Owed For Employers Liability Dispute

(August 3, 2016, 11:46 AM EDT) -- EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. —An Illinois federal judge on June 30 found that a corporation has no duty to indemnify a railway company for the railway company’s own negligence and neither a commercial general liability insurance policy nor an umbrella insurance policy provides coverage for the railway company’s losses incurred in an underlying lawsuit brought by a former employee under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) (BNSF Ry. v. Gilster-Mary Lee Corp., et al., No. 15-250, S.D. Ill.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85332).

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