Judge: Insurer’s Declaratory Judgment Action In Lead Paint Case May Proceed

(July 18, 2016, 11:32 AM EDT) -- BALTIMORE — A federal judge in Maryland on July 15 refused to dismiss an insurer’s lawsuit against a landlord and the couple that sued the landlord in an underlying lawsuit regarding lead-based paint exposure, ruling that the insurer’s declaratory judgment action must continue because the couple had not met the burden of having the case dismissed (Allstate Insurance Co. v. Stanley Rochkind, et al., No. 15-1546, D. Md.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 91087).

(Opinion available. Document #15-160719-015Z.)

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