PERSONNEL STAFFING GROUP, LLC VS ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, A NEW YORK CORPORATION, ET AL.

Case No.: 20STCP01280     Track Rulings In Case

[TENTATIVE] ORDER RE: MOTION TO STAY ACTION

On March 25, 2020, a panel of arbitrators entered an interim final award requiring Petitioner Personnel Staffing Group, LLC (“Petitioner”) to post $8.6 million in pre-hearing security. On April 1, 2020, Respondents Zurich American Insurance Company and American Zurich Insurance Company (collectively, “Respondents”) filed a petition to confirm the arbitration award in Illinois state court, and on April 2, 2020, they emailed the petition to Petitioner. On April 6, 2020, Petitioner filed a petition to vacate the arbitration award in this Court. On May 18, 2020, Respondents filed this motion to stay. On June 18, 2020, Petitioner filed an amended petition to vacate.

As a preliminary matter, Petitioner argues that the Court should grant its petition to vacate because Respondents did not timely oppose the petition. (Opposition at p. 15.) But Petitioner filed an amended petition on June 18, 2020, which supersedes Pet........