Mealey's Insurance - Federal Judge Refuses To Remand Hurricane Irene Fraud Suit To New York Court

Mealey's Insurance - Federal Judge Refuses To Remand Hurricane Irene Fraud Suit To New York Court

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - A New York federal judge on May 29 denied an insured's motion to remand a fraud lawsuit arising from Hurricane Irene to state court, finding that federal jurisdiction is proper because federal funds are at stake (Edward Marzocchi v. Selective Insurance Company of New York, No. CV 14-1026, E.D. N.Y.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74086).

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