Commenting the train derailment in East Palestine Ohio, McKool Smith Principal Michael Miguel said that insurers could soon look to sue freight rail carrier Norfolk Southern, noting that in addition to their own direct insurance issues, “they will likely face direct lawsuits from insurance companies who had paid out to the homeowners and the businesses by way of subrogation, alleging a parade of horribles as to why they should be covered." Regarding the additional litigation Norfolk Southern could face from residents, he noted that “writing a bunch of thousand dollars checks for people that are local isn't going to be the end of the liability for Norfolk Southern.” Click here to read the full article.


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