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Hartford Fire Insurance Company v. Harleysville Mutual Insurance Company, 12-1761

The district court correctly conclude that that and insured contractor G.R. Hammonds, Inc. is a nominal party in a contribution suit between its insurers for purposes of the nominal party exception to the rule of unanimity governing removal, and therefore, Hammonds need not consent to the removal of this action to federal court.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/15/2013
  • Published 11/15/2013

Judges

  • WILKINSON

Court

  • United States Fourth Circuit

Counsel

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