Judge Retains Jurisdiction Over Coverage Suit Arising From Death At Haunted House
Mealey's (July 14, 2017, 1:46 PM EDT) -- TULSA, Okla. — An Oklahoma federal judge on July 13 denied insureds’ motion to dismiss a commercial general liability insurer’s declaratory judgment lawsuit challenging coverage for an underlying fatal accident that occurred at a haunted house operated by the insureds, finding that it is appropriate to exercise jurisdiction (Mesa Underwriters Specialty Insurance Co. v. Victor R. Marquez, et al., No. 16-213, N.D. Okla., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 108638).
(Opinion and order available. Document #13-170721-017Z.)
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