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Coverage for “allocated loss expense” includes attorneys’ fees

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2012

Federal Insurance Company and Zurich American Insurance Company were parties to a co-surety agreement providing excess professional liability coverage to the Hartford Financial Services Group

Excess insurer’s reinsurer not liable to primary insurer

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 16 2010

This case focused on whether the entire amount of a $3.2 million settlement of medical malpractice claims that was reached in an arbitration was covered by a primary insurance policy issued by Texas Farmers Insurance

Court enforces arbitration agreement despite “service-of-suit” provision

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2012

Pacific West Securities Inc. made a claim for coverage with its insurers, relating to underlying securities claims alleged against it in a FINRA proceeding brought by investors

Reinsurers’ action seeking to void reinsurance agreement transferred to place of related arbitration

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2013

Plaintiffs, five Lloyd's of London underwriters, filed suit in Ohio federal court seeking a declaration that an alleged reinsurance agreement between

Confidential arbitration award against AXA Re confirmed without opposition

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 9 2012

A court recently confirmed an arbitration award against AXA Re in a reinsurance dispute involving reinsurance contracts entered into by predecessor companies in the 1970s

Court determines that interpretation of court selection provisions of arbitration agreement is for arbitrators to resolve

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2008

Founders Ins. Co. entered a Reinsurance Agreement with primary insurer Lyndon Property Ins. Co. which required Founders and Lyndon to arbitrate any insurance-related disputes

Arbitrator disqualification

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2011

O’Dowd v. Hardy, No. G04308 (Cal. Ct. App. Feb. 24, 2011) (defendant’s counsel’s letter to arbitrator, copied to plaintiff’s counsel, containing negative statements about plaintiff did not warrant arbitrator disqualification

En banc decision holds that McCarran-Ferguson Act does not reverse-preempt the convention on the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2009

The Fifth Circuit has affirmed en banc a panel decision holding that while the McCarran-Ferguson Act reverse-preempted "Acts of Congress," that term did not encompass international treaties, which controlled in the face of contrary state law

Insureds ordered to arbitrate notwithstanding allegedly conflicting contractual provisions

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2010

AIG insureds were directed to arbitrate their breach of contract, tortious breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, unfair competition, and other causes of action based on AIG's alleged misconduct in denying their claims for benefits

Federal judge confirms reinsurance arbitration award

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 5 2010

After arbitration between insurers Praetorian Insurance Co. (fka Insurance Corporation of Hannover) and Clarendon Insurance Group Inc., and their reinsurer, American Constantine Insurance Co., the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted an unopposed petition to confirm the $7 million arbitration award