Judge Says Venue Is Improper, Grants Law School Insured’s Motion To Transfer

Mealey's (February 8, 2016, 12:34 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — A New York federal judge on Feb. 4 granted a law school insured’s motion to transfer a coverage dispute over claims that the insured unlawfully terminated a tenured professor (Catlin Indemnity Co. v New England Law/Boston, No. 15-4836, S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 13607).

(Memorandum opinion and order available. Document #13-160218-002Z.)

Unlawful Termination

In June 2014, New England Law (NEL) fired tenured professor John Cerone. Cerone filed a discrimination charge with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, alleging that his termination was unlawful....
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