STORY FROM: COVID-19 Litigation Report

Law Firm Says Travelers’ Action Disclaiming COVID-19 Liability Raises Novel State Law Issues

LOS ANGELES — The law firm of Geragos & Geragos is urging a California federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit in which Travelers Casualty Insurance Company of America seeks to avoid paying for the firm’s COVID-19-related losses, arguing that the case “raises novel and unsettled questions of state law.”

In a July 7 reply brief filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Geragos further argues that Travelers has clearly engaged in forum shopping and there is a risk of inconsistent outcomes in three pending state court cases involving the same parties and issues.

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