11th Circuit: Court Properly Enjoined Insurers Pursuant To First-Filed Rule

ATLANTA - The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 21 found that a federal Georgia court did not abuse its discretion by enjoining insurers, pursuant to the first-filed rule, from proceeding with their intervention complaints in a federal California court, affirming the grant of a licensing agent insured's motions for injunction in its breach of contract action seeking a declaration as to coverage for underlying antitrust lawsuits (Collegiate Licensing Company v. American Casualty Co. of Reading, Pennsylvania, et al., No. 12-10673, 11th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 5690).

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