The Removal Clock Is 30 Days. But, When Does It Begin to Run for an Out-of-State Insurer?
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, addressing an issue of first impression in the circuit, has ruled in an insurance coverage case that receipt…
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, addressing an issue of first impression in the circuit, has ruled in an insurance coverage case that receipt of an initial pleading by a statutorily designated agent for an out-of-state insurance company did not begin the 30-day removal clock under 28 U.S.C. § 1446(b)(1) but, instead, that it was the actual receipt by the insurer that started the removal clock.
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