Judge: Stay Of Insurance Action Under Rooker-Feldman Doctrine Not Proper

Mealey's (October 28, 2015, 1:39 PM EDT) -- BATON ROUGE, La. — A federal judge in Louisiana on Oct. 26 denied an insurer’s motion to stay a third-party insurance action, ruling that the insurer has failed to show that a stay pursuant to the Rooker-Feldman doctrine, or a number of other similar abstention doctrines, is proper (Bradley Smith v. Shelter Mutual Insurance Co., No. 15-357, M.D. La.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 144812).

(Opinion available. Document #07-151109-005Z.)

Bradley Smith sued driver Paul Babin and his insurer, Shelter Mutual Insurance Co., in the 19th Judicial District...
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