No ‘Good Cause’ Exists For Delay In Filing Motion, Federal Magistrate Judge Says

Mealey's (September 16, 2015, 12:59 PM EDT) -- TRENTON, N.J. — Because insureds seeking coverage for an underlying environmental contamination suit failed to show why a counterclaim could not be amended prior to the court’s deadline to amend any pleadings, a New Jersey federal judge on Sept. 15 denied the insureds’ motion to amend a counterclaim (Indian Harbor Insurance Co. v. NL Environmental Management Services Inc., et al., No. 13-1889, D. N.J.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 122603).

(Unpublished opinion available. Document #03-150923-001Z.)

Indian Harbor Insurance Co. filed suit in the U.S. District Court for...
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