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May 8, 2023 Motion for Leave to Amend Granted Where no Additional Discovery Needed
On April 5, 2023, Justice Joel M. Cohen of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, P.A. Ace American Insurance Company, Index No. 653702/2020. The Court granted Plaintiff National Union’s motion for leave to amend its complaint “to change its claim from breach of the duty good faith and fair dealing under New York law to equitable subrogation under Georgia law.” The Court held that the motion should be granted as the defendant showed no prejudice or surprise from the proposed amendment. The Court explained: Read More