Benzene Defendant Says It Shouldn’t Have to Reimburse Co-Defendant for Costs Paid by Health Insurer

  • Motion
  • Opposition

NEW ORLEANS –– Cenac Towing has opposed a motion for summary judgment filed by one of its co-defendants in a benzene case, arguing that it should not have to reimburse Settoon Towing for maintenance and cure payments made by an insurer.

In a Dec. 10 opposition brief filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Cenac Towing says that while it agrees that it can be bound to Settoon for a portion of maintenance and cure, it does not believe its co-defendant “should receive a windfall by recouping more than it paid to [the plaintiff] …


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