ALISSA MOULTON; AIDEN ARANGO P.P.A. ALISSA MOULTON, MOTHER AND NEXT BEST FRIEND
UTGR, INC., d.b.a. TWIN RIVER; TWIN RIVER MANAGEMENT GROUP, INC.; TWIN RIVER WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS, INC., f.k.a. BLB WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS, INC.; BLB INVESTORS, L.L.C.; ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY; AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC.; NATIONAL UNION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF PITTSBURGH, PA; THE TRAVELERS COMPANIES, INC.; ST. PAUL FIRE AND MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY; CRUM & FORSTER HOLDING INC.; NORTH RIVER INSURANCE COMPANY; LME ENTERPRISES, INC., d.b.a. ROYAL LIQUORS, INC.; ALEXANDER ARANGO
Providence County Superior Court
Counsel of Record: Alissa Moulton; Aiden Arango p.p.a. Alissa Moulton, Mother and Next Friend Mark S. Mandell, Esq., Yvette M. Boisclair, Esq., Zachary M. Mandell, Esq., George L. Santopietro, Esq.
UTGR, Inc., d/b/a Twin River; Twin River Management Group, Inc.; Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc., f.k.a. BLB Worldwide Holdings, Inc.; BLB Investors, L.L.C. Scott M. Carroll, Esq., Mary-Rose Watson, Esq.
Zurich American Insurance Company Dana M. Horton, Esq. Steven J. Boyajian, Esq.
American International Group, Inc. and National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA Joshua B. Walls, Esq.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. and St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company John F. Kelleher, Esq.
Crum & Forster Holding Inc. Craig R. Waksler, Esq.
North River Insurance Company Craig R. Waksler, Esq.
LME Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a Royal Liquors, Inc. Daryl E. Dayian, Esq.
Alexander Arango Carol A. Zangari, Esq.
This matter came to be heard on November 9, 2015, before the Superior Court, Carnes, J., on Motions for Summary Judgment filed by Defendants Zurich American Insurance Company (Zurich), American International Group, Inc. (AIG), National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA (NUFIC), The Travelers Companies, Inc. (Travelers), St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company (SPFMIC), Crum & Forster Holding Inc. (Crum & Forster), and North River Insurance Company (North River) (collectively, Insurance Defendants). Insurance Defendants seek summary judgment on the basis that the direct actions against Insurance Defendants are improper under G.L. 1956 § 27-7-2.4 and the circumstances of this case. Jurisdiction is pursuant to G.L. 1956 § 8-2-14.
I Facts & Travel
On April 24, 2010, Plaintiff Alissa Moulton (Moulton) was a passenger in a vehicle operated by Alexander Arango (Arango). Moulton, who was injured when Arango lost control of the vehicle, is now paralyzed. In addition to naming Arango as a Defendant, Moulton and her co-Plaintiff, Aiden Arango,  are pursuing claims against UTRG, Inc., d.b.a. Twin River; Twin River Management Group, Inc., f.k.a. BLB Management Services, Inc.; Twin River Worldwide Holdings, ...