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Judge Refuses To Remand Coverage Dispute Over Claims Of Human Rights Violations

Mealey's (October 18, 2016, 1:41 PM EDT) -- CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia federal judge on Oct. 17 denied insureds’ motion to remand a declaratory judgment lawsuit seeking coverage for an underlying complaint alleging violations under the West Virginia’s Human Rights Act (WVHRA) but granted the insurer’s motion to realign the underlying claimant as a plaintiff in the coverage dispute (Grand China Buffett & Grill, Inc., et al. v. State Auto Property and Casualty Co., et al., No 16-159, N.D. W.Va.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 143173).

(Memorandum opinion and order available.  Document #13-161020-018Z.)...
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