Federal Court Denies Motions for Judicial Estoppel in Insurance Case

  • Opinion

CLEVELAND -- A federal court has denied motions made by two parties in an insurance dispute, each seeking an order precluding the other from arguing that another state's law rules the proceedings. Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. v. Hartford Accident, No. 03-7168 (N.D. Ohio).

In an Nov. 1 order, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio denied a motion made by Dana Corp. to stop Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. from arguing that New Jersey law applies to the dispute, as well as a motion made by Fireman's Fund Insurance to stop Dana Corp. from contending that Ohio law …


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