Illinois Federal Judge Denies Motion To Reconsider Decision To Stay Insurer’s Suit
(December 14, 2015, 11:13 AM EST) -- CHICAGO — An Illinois federal judge on Dec. 11 denied an insurer’s motion to reconsider a previous decision to stay the insurer’s asbestos coverage suit until a parallel suit in Wisconsin state court is decided because there are no exceptional circumstances that warrant against staying the Illinois federal suit (Allstate Insurance Co. v. A.O. Smith Corp., No. 15-6574, N.D. Ill.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 165935).
(Opinion available. Document #03-151216-002Z.)
Allstate Insurance Co. filed a petition in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois,...