Lin Wood Insurer Wants Attys' Libel Case Stayed

By Rosie Manins (June 8, 2022, 3:51 PM EDT) — An insurer of prominent conservative attorney L. Lin Wood Jr. has asked a Georgia federal judge to pause a defamation case brought against him by three lawyers he used to work with while it pursues a court order that it’s not liable to cover the litigation.

Georgia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co., or GFB, on Tuesday asked to stay the libel suit brought in March by lawyers Nicole Jennings Wade, Jonathan D. Grunberg and G. Taylor Wilson. It’s pursuing a ruling in state court that the homeowner and auto policies it issued to Wood don’t cover the attorneys’ claims that Wood defamed them…

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