Judge: New Jersey Is Proper Forum For Workers’ Compensation Fraud Dispute

Mealey's (May 18, 2016, 11:48 AM EDT) -- TRENTON, N.J. — A federal judge in New Jersey on May 16 denied a third-party defendant’s motion to dismiss a suit seeking indemnification and contribution from its procurement of allegedly ineligible workers’ compensation insurance, finding that a forum-selection clause cannot be enforced because New Jersey has a strong interest in the litigation (Liberty Insurance Corporation v. Bulk Express Logistics Inc., et al., No. 13-5941, D. N.J.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 64611).

(Opinion available. Document #20-160520-032Z.)

U.S. Judge Michael A. Shipp of the District of New Jersey...
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