Insurers Anchor $50M Sunken Ship Battle In Britain

Law360, London (May 18, 2020, 7:08 PM BST) -- A judge ruled Monday that the owner of a sunken shipping vessel must fight its $50 million coverage suit against Generali Italia SpA and other insurers in the U.K., ruling the policies have an exclusive English jurisdiction clause.

High Court Judge David Foxton rejected the bid by ship owner Pelagic Fisheries Corp. to put the case brought by 23 other insurers in England on ice even though the company sued first in Treviso, Italy. The suit, against a subset of the insurers including Generali, seeks payment for the loss of the fish processing vessel.

The Treviso court stayed the proceedings pending...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!