Forum Selection Clause Is Enforceable, New York Federal Judge Determines
Mealey's (September 12, 2016, 10:03 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A New York federal judge on Sept. 7 denied an insured’s motion to dismiss an insurer’s suit seeking a coverage declaration for underlying suits arising out of the insured’s fracking operations because the policy at issue includes a forum selection clause designating New York as the forum to litigate any disputes (Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London v. New Dominion LLC, No. 16-5005, S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 121133).
(Opinion available. Document #03-160914-001Z.)
Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London subscribing to policy number PGIARK03959...