Wisconsin Federal Judge Denies Insurer’s Motion To Transfer Insured’s Suit To Ohio
(June 14, 2016, 12:44 PM EDT) -- MILWAUKEE — Because Ohio is not a more convenient forum than Wisconsin, a Wisconsin federal judge on June 6 refused to grant an excess insurer’s motion to transfer an insured’s suit seeking coverage for asbestos claims to Ohio where the insured filed a separate suit against its other insurers (Eaton Corp. v. Westport Insurance Corp., f/k/a Puritan Insurance Co., No. 15-1157, E.D. Wis.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 73291).
(Opinion available. Document #03-160615-006Z.)
Puritan Insurance Co., now known as Westport Insurance Corp., issued an excess policy to...