A 2015 Colombia airplane crash that killed two men and seriously injured a third during the filming of Tom Cruise's upcoming film "American Made" has spun off a new dispute in Georgia, where one insurer has sued another seeking at least $450,000 in mounting legal bills.

Mounting legal bills

A declaratory judgment action filed June 19, 2017, by Allianz Global Risks US Insurance in federal court in Atlanta asks that Great American Insurance be deemed the primary carrier for multiple entities facing two wrongful death suits in California state court.

Great American has already sued many of those same defendants to shield itself from some of their legal expenses and any potential judgments.

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Greg Land

Greg Land covers topics including verdicts and settlements and insurance-related litigation for the Daily Report in Atlanta.