Self-Insured Pursues Subrogation for Comp Claims

The City of Fresno is subrogating against two California contractors for a set of workers’ comp claims it contends were caused by the contractors’ negligence. The contractors allegedly mishandled the construction of a water treatment plant, which the City says resulted in two city workers becoming sick and filing workers’ comp claims. The City is … Read More »

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Ace Subrogation Lawsuit Can Proceed, Court Says

The Second District Court of Appeal is allowing Ace American Insurance Company to pursue a subrogation claim against Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. The fight is over Fireman’s Fund handling of settlement negotiations with an injured stunt man.  Ace wrote the excess insurance policy and alleges Fireman’s Fund ignored an opportunity to settle at an amount that … Read More »

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Seabright to Get Day in Court for Subrogation Claim

U.S. Airways never directly employed Anthony Verdon Lujan (Verdon), a mechanic injured while working to repair a baggage conveyor belt at San Francisco International Airport, but it might still find itself liable for his workers’ comp claim. A court of appeal last week overturned a summary judgment order in favor of the airline and ordered … Read More »

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