Nexsen Pruet Malpractice Coverage Spat Stays In SC

Law360, New York (August 6, 2010, 3:29 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to dismiss Nexsen Pruet LLC's lawsuit seeking coverage from Westport Insurance Corp. under its malpractice policy for litigation over the firm's work on a real estate development, rejecting the argument that the suit duplicates a parallel case in another district.

Judge Joseph F. Anderson Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina ruled Thursday that the court was constrained to deny Westport's motion to dismiss because Nexsen Pruet filed its action first, and because Westport failed to...
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