Insurer Says Chinese Drywall Coverage Row Belongs in Fla.

Law360, New York (December 7, 2012, 6:42 PM EST) -- Westchester Fire Insurance Co. on Friday asked a Florida court to certify an Eleventh Circuit appeal of its 2010 ruling applying California law to a dispute in which a Florida builder seeks more than $20 million in claims related to Chinese drywall.

Westchester argues that the Eleventh Circuit has previously found that the applicable choice-of-law rule is unsettled under Florida law, and claims that the court's previous denial of an interlocutory appeal over concerns of delay should be revisited now that the instant action has been...
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