Illinois Federal Suit Stayed Until Parallel Wisconsin Suit Is Resolved
(October 27, 2015, 11:05 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An Illinois federal judge on Oct. 23 stayed an insurer’s suit seeking an order compelling the arbitration of an asbestos coverage dispute until a parallel suit in Wisconsin state court is decided because the Wisconsin suit will address the same payment agreement that is at the heart of the Illinois federal petition (Allstate Insurance Co. v. A.O. Smith Corp., No. 15-6574, N.D. Ill.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143995).
(Opinion available. Document #03-151102-002Z.)
Allstate Insurance Co. filed a petition in the U.S. District Court for...