Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Eric Grant , Hicks Thomas LLP, Sacramento, CA, for plaintiff-defendant-appellant R.R. Street & Co. Inc.; Bryan G. Schumann , Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, Chicago, IL, for plaintiff-defendant-appellant National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA.
Ray L. Wong , Duane Morris, LLP, San Francisco, CA, and Cyndie M. Chang , Michael W. Wong , and Christopher B. Yeh , Duane Morris LLP, Los Angeles, CA, for the defendant-plaintiff-appellee Transport Insurance Company.
Before: ROBERT R. BEEZER, STEPHEN S. TROTT, and PAMELA ANN RYMER, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
BEEZER, Circuit Judge:
This dispute emerges from a web of state and federal litigation over liability for damages and defense costs in certain environmental tort suits. The appeal before us concerns two cases that mirror each other: (1) an action for damages that the Appellants brought in federal court and (2) a declaratory judgment action that the Appellee brought in state court, which Appellants later removed to federal court. The district court...
NEVER MISS A DECISION. START YOUR SUBSCRIPTION.
Uncompromising quality. Enduring impact.
Your support ensures a bright future for independent legal reporting.
As you are aware we have offered this as a free subscription over the past years and we have now made it a paid service.Look forward to your continued patronage.