Judge: Complexity Of Underlying Suits Weighs In Favor Of Staying Coverage Action

Mealey's (September 29, 2016, 8:38 AM EDT) -- DULUTH, Minn. — Finding that the complexity and the preliminary nature of underlying defective product lawsuits weigh in favor of temporarily staying an insurance coverage dispute, a Minnesota federal judge on Sept. 26 granted the insured’s motion to stay the insurer’s declaratory judgment suit (National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh v. Viracon, Inc., No. 16-482, D. Minn.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 131732).

(Memorandum and order available. Document #13-161006-045Z.)

Defective Product

Viracon Inc. manufactures architectural glass and insulated glass products (IGUs), which are used primarily for...
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