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TYCO INTERNATIONAL, LTD. et al v. SCAFFOLDING RENTAL AND ERECTION SERVICES, LLC et al

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Case Number: 
2:11-cv-00068 Search Pacer
ACE Group party(s): 
Opposing Party: 
Tyco International, Ltd.
Court Type: 
Federal
US District Court: 
Eastern District of Louisiana
Date Filed: 
Jan 13 2011

"III. On or about April 9, 2008, Anthony Heims sustained injuries when descending an improperly constructed scaffold, which was so constructed by Scaffolding Rental and Erection Services, LLC, and that scaffold came apart, causing Heims to fall and sustain injuries within the course and scope of his employment with TYCO International Ltd.
IV. At all times pertinent herein, TYCO International Ltd. was insured for workers' compensation coverage through American Home Assurance Company.VII. As a result of the aforesaid injuries to Anthony Heims, American Home Assurance Company has paid and continues to pay workers' compensation indemnity and medical benefits to or on behalf of Anthony Heims pursuant to the Louisiana Workers' Compensation Act, LSA-R.S. 23:1021 et seq.
VIII. Defendants, Scaffolding Rental and Erection Services, LLC, and its insurer, ACE American Insurance Company, are legally obligated to reimburse petitioner in the amount of
any and all sums paid by the petitioner to or On behalf of Anthony Heims for the injuries he sustained, as said injuries were solely the result of Scaffolding Rental and Erection Services, LLC's negligence as described in Paragraph VI.
IX. Amicable demand has been made upon defendants, to no avail, for reimbursement of the amount of compensation and/or medical expenses that Petitioner has paid to or on behalf of Anthony Heims pursuant to the Louisiana Workers' Compensation Act."

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