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defendant Westchester is a fire and casualtyinsurance company with a principal place of
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
defendant State National is a
and casualtyinsurance company with a principal place of
in Bedford, Texas.
and Venue\ \.
This Court has jurisdiction over the defendants pursuant to Mass. G.L. c.
A, §3(a) and (b) because the claims in this action arise out of the defendants' transaction of businessin the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Venue is proper in Suffolk County because Aloisi & Aloisi is located in Bostonand pursuant to the rules of
Business Litigation Session.
from 2007 to 2011
Westchester issued a Claims-Made and Reported Lawyers Professional LiabilityPolicy to Aloisi & Aloisi, Policy No.
effective June 6, 2007 through June6, 2008, with liability limits of $3,000,000 per claim and a $3,000,000 annual aggregate (the"Westchester Policy"). Aloisi & Aloisi renewed the Westchester Policy for the
6, 2008 toJune 6, 2009 policy year.
State National issued a Claims-Made and Reported Lawyers ProfessionalLiability
to AJoisi & Aloisi, Policy No. SLA0012886, effective June 6, 2009 through June6, 2010, with liability limits of $2,000,000 per claim and a $2,000,000 annual aggregate (the"State National Policy"). Aloisi & Aloisi renewed the State National Policy for the June 6,
to June 6,