Broker Was Fraudulently Joined, Must Be Dismissed From Case, Federal Judge Rules

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - An insurance broker was fraudulently joined in a doctor insured's breach of contract and unfair trade practices lawsuit, a West Virginia federal judge ruled July 23, denying the insured's motion to remand to state court (Emmanuel O. Soyoola v. Oceanus Insurance Co., et al., No. 2:13-cv-08907, S.D. W.Va.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102519).

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