Mealey's Insurance - Washington Federal Judge Transfers Environmental Suit To Florida Federal Court

SPOKANE, Wash. - A Washington federal judge on Aug. 15 granted an insurer's motion to transfer an environmental contamination coverage suit filed by an insured to Florida federal court where the insurer first filed its suit regarding the same coverage dispute against the insured (The Goldfield Corp. v. Hartford Accident & Indemnity Co., et al., No. 14-0134, E.D. Wash.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 113886).

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