An insurer for a trucking company involved in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists is asking a judge to divide liability payments among victims and their families.
The Boston Globe reports that Pilgrim Insurance Co. filed suit in federal court Friday asking a judge to divide its $1 million policy for Westfield Transport.
Authorities say Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy was driving for Westfield in June when he collided with a group of 10 motorcycles in New Hampshire, killing seven. He has been charged in their deaths.
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Pilgrim's suit details 15 claims from victims and their families. The company says it's unable to determine amounts to be paid and wants the court to decide.
It also asked a judge to relieve Pilgrim of its duty to provide legal defense to the trucking company.