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R&Q Urges Ill. Federal Judge to Deny St. Paul’s Motion to Transfer Reinsurance Action to Pa.
December 3, 2015
CHICAGO — R&Q Reinsurance Co. has opposed St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co.’s motion to transfer a reinsurance declaratory judgment action to Pennsylvania, arguing that “a very substantial part of the events giving rise to R&Q’s declaratory judgment action occurred” in Illinois.
In a Nov. 24 opposition filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, R&Q refutes St. Paul’s allegation that it engaged in “forum shopping” by filing the action in Illinois, asserting that the parties have significant contacts to that district.
Effective Dec. 1, 1979, R&Q Reinsurance Co. and St. Paul Fire & Marine ...
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