Builder Fights AIG Unit's Bid To Merge Drywall Suits

Law360, New York (February 23, 2010, 4:17 PM EST) -- Construction and design company Taylor Morrison Inc. is asking a California court to shoot down a bid by an American International Group Inc. affiliate to transfer a lawsuit over insurance coverage related to defective Chinese drywall to Florida, arguing the unit is engaging in forum-shopping by seeking to join the case with an essentially identical proceeding in a more favorable venue.

In a filing Monday, Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Taylor Morrison urged the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to issue a preliminary injunction barring...
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