Illinois Court Properly Found Contamination Suit Should Be Resolved In New Jersey

(August 25, 2016, 1:50 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — The First District Illinois Appellate Court on Aug. 22 determined that a trial court did not err in dismissing an environmental contamination coverage suit filed by excess insurers because New Jersey, where a similar suit is pending, is the more appropriate venue to resolve the dispute (American Home Assurance Co., et al., v. National-Standard LLC, et al., No. 1-15-1363, Ill. App., 1st Dist., 1st Div.; 2016 Ill. App. Unpub. LEXIS 1733).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #03-160907-001Z.)

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