Calif. Wrong Forum For NFL Injury Coverage Row, Judge Says

Law360, Los Angeles (November 28, 2012, 11:02 PM EST) -- A Los Angeles judge on Wednesday put the brakes on a National Football League lawsuit seeking insurance coverage for brain-injury claims by more than 3,000 former players, saying the league had not shown why the fight should not proceed in New York, where an insurer first filed suit.

Superior Court Judge John Shepard Wiley said the NFL had only tactical reasons for suing in California to determine the coverage obligations of 32 insurers and those were less significant than the insurers' argument that California is an...
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