Reinsured Says Late Notice Asbestos Reinsurance Dispute Belongs In California

Mealey's (June 9, 2016, 10:29 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An insurer argued in a federal court in Illinois on June 6 that an asbestos-related reinsurance dispute should be heard in California and not in Illinois (R&Q Reinsurance Company v. The American Insurance Company, No. 16-cv-04199, N.D. Ill.).

(Brief in support of motion to transfer case available. Document #12-160617-008B.)

R&Q Reinsurance Co. sued The American Insurance Co. on April 11, 2016, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. R&Q brings a claim of breach of contract and asks the court...
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