$40M Marathon Coverage Suit Returns To Ohio Court

Law360, New York (February 17, 2010, 12:20 PM EST) -- A federal judge has remanded a coverage dispute between Marathon Petroleum Co. LLC and its insurers to the Ohio state court where the company first filed suit seeking reimbursement of $40 million spent litigating a class action over contaminated gasoline.

Agreeing with Marathon's argument that there is not, and has never been, complete diversity of citizenship among the parties to the case, Judge David A. Katz of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio sent the action back to the Court of Common...
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