Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Illinois Federal Judge Finds Insurer's Suit Is Duplicative Of Claimant's Suit

Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Illinois Federal Judge Finds Insurer's Suit Is Duplicative Of Claimant's Suit

PEORIA, Ill. - An Illinois federal judge on July 25 dismissed an insurer's suit seeking a declaration regarding an indemnity payment for exposure to an insured's asbestos products because the insurer's suit is duplicative of a suit filed by the injured party against the insured (Arrowood Indemnity Co. v. James Shipley et al., No. 11-1220, C.D. Ill.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 101546).

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