WolfBlock Wants Severance Coverage Suit Moved To Pa. Court

Law360, Philadelphia (December 20, 2013, 3:29 PM ET) -- WolfBlock LLP told a Pennsylvania federal judge on Wednesday that a lawsuit aiming to hold the defunct law firm’s insurer liable for annual payments on a former partner’s $400,000 severance package should be heard by a state judge due to a lack of diversity jurisdiction.

The firm argued that its substantial ties to New Jersey, which is the principal place of business of defendant Federal Insurance Co., robbed the federal court system of diversity jurisdiction and required that the case be remanded to the Philadelphia County...
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