Mealey's Insurance - Underlying State Court Settlement Renders Insurer's Suit Moot, Chief Judge Says

Mealey's Insurance - Underlying State Court Settlement Renders Insurer's Suit Moot, Chief Judge Says

TULSA, Okla. - The settlement of an underlying state court lawsuit stemming from a fatal hydraulic lift accident has rendered an insurer's claim for declaratory relief moot, an Oklahoma federal judge ruled June 16, noting that, as a result, the federal court lacks subject matter jurisdiction (Wausau Underwriters Insurance Co. v. Superior Linen Service Inc., et al., No. 13-196, N.D. Okla.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 82012).

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