Quarry Dust Exposure Coverage Suit Dismissed In Deference To Parallel State Suit

(February 12, 2018, 1:15 PM EST) -- BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An insurer’s suit seeking  a declaration that no coverage is owed for underlying  claims arising out of exposure to lime quarry dust must be dismissed in deference to the additional insured’s suit filed in Alabama state court against the insurer and others because Alabama has a substantial interest in litigating claims in state court, an Alabama federal judge said Feb. 9 (The Charter Oak Fire Insurance Co. v. G&R Mineral Services Inc., et al., No. 17-752, N.D. Ala., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21533)....
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