Liberty Mut. Ins. Co. v. Hurlbut, No. 09-1215
In a constitutional challenge to two amendments to the New York Workers' Compensation Law, the district court's judgment abstaining from the case is affirmed where Burford abstention was appropriate because federal court intervention would be disruptive of a carefully established state system, and might also yield inconsistent and therefore conflicting results.
Read Liberty Mut. ins. Co. v. Hurlbut, No. 09-1215
Argued: June 22, 2009
Decided: November 4, 2009
Opinion by Judge Miner
Mark F. Horning, Jeffrey M. Theodore, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Washington, DC
Steven C. Wu, New York, NY
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