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OneBeacon May Appeal Ohio Federal Judge’s Claim Preclusion Ruling
December 17, 2019
COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio federal judge has allowed OneBeacon Insurance Co. to appeal his refusal to dismiss a state court reinsurance action, noting that the 6th Circuit has repeatedly certified claim preclusion rulings for interlocutory appeal.
In a Dec. 16 order, Judge Susan J. Dlott of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio concluded that the controlling law factor of § 1292(b) is satisfied.
From 1955 to 1977, the William Powell Co. bought a series of primary and excess product and general liability insurance policies from General Accident Fire & Life Assurance Corp. Beginning in ...
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