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Civil Procedure – Jurisdiction – Abstention – Products Liability Coverage (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court refuses to abstain from hearing plaintiff Alfa Laval’s suit seeking a declaratory judgment that its insurance carrier has an obligation to defend and indemnify it under numerous CGL and excess indemnity umbrella policies for asbestos products liability suits filed against Alfa Laval. Defendant asks the court to abstain under Colorado River ...