STORY FROM: COVID-19 Litigation Report
Ohio Restaurant Says State Court Should Decide COVID-19 Coverage Issues
July 8, 2020
CLEVELAND — An Ohio restaurant has moved to remand its COVID-19 coverage class action against Liberty Mutual Insurance, arguing that the case “involves unsettled and complex issues of Ohio insurance law that are best determined by an Ohio state court.”
In a July 1 motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Torre Rossa LLC contends that a declaratory judgment by the federal court “will not serve any useful purpose in clarifying the legal relations in issue.”
Terre Rossa, in a complaint originally filed in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, is demanding ...
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