Lumber Liquidators Says Coverage Dispute Belongs In Wis.

Law360, Los Angeles (May 26, 2015, 4:25 PM EDT) -- Lumber Liquidators Inc. urged a Virginia federal court Friday to dismiss Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Co.'s suit challenging coverage for putative class actions over the retailer's sale of Chinese-made laminate flooring containing potentially dangerous levels of formaldehyde, asserting that the dispute should be heard in Wisconsin.

In a brief in support of a motion to dismiss, Lumber Liquidators contended that the suit lodged by Liberty Mutual and four affiliates is a blatant example of forum-shopping, given that the hardwood flooring company has filed a more comprehensive...
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