Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Insurer’s Suit Over Rescission Of Firm’s Policy

Mealey's (September 14, 2015, 1:36 PM EDT) -- NEWARK, N.J. — A federal judge in New Jersey on Sept. 11 denied a law firm’s motion to dismiss an insurance company’s policy seeking confirmation of its decision to rescind a professional liability policy issued to the firm, ruling that the insurer adequately alleged that the firm could have made a material misrepresentation on its application for the policy (Wesco Insurance Company v. Luretha M. Stribling LLC, et al., No. 15-3594, D. N.J.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 121185).

(Opinion available. Document #20-150918-008Z.)

U.S. Judge Jose L....
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