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Civil Procedure Keyed to Mueller
Quackenbush v. Allstate Insurance Co.
Citation:517 U.S. 706 (1996)
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Insurance Commissioner for the State of California (Petitioner), the court appointed trustee of the insolvent Mission Insurance Company, sued Allstate Insurance Company (Respondent) for breach of contract. Respondent removed to federal court and filed a motion to compel arbitration. Petitioner moved to remand the case back to state court, because the contract dispute involving Mission Insurance Company was currently pending before state court.
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