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Insurer denied request to enjoin speedy arbitration proceeding

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2012

Policyholder Nero filed a putative class action lawsuit against American Family Insurance Company, alleging common law and statutory claims

Second Circuit Court of Appeals strictly construes Federal Arbitration Act’s subpoena power pertaining to non-parties

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2008

Life Settlements Corp. dba Peachtree Life Settlements (“Peachtree”) entered into a contingent cost insurance contract with Syndicate 102 at Lloyd’s of London (“Syndicate 102”) to insure against the risk that living insureds under life policies which Peachtree purchased might live past his or her projected life expectancy

Second Circuit affirms waiver of removal based on service of suit provision in reinsurance treaty

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2010

In two prior posts (December 8, 2009 and February 11, 2010), we reported on Dinallo v Dunav Ins. Co., a case between a liquidator of an insurance company and the company’s reinsurer, Dunav Re

Court refuses to vacate award where insurer’s pre-arbitration appeals process not followed

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2013

Plaintiff USA Chiropractic commenced arbitration proceedings against PIP carrier NJ Re-Insurance Co., seeking coverage under an assignment of rights

Court compels arbitration in reinsurance dispute

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 30 2013

New Jersey Physicians United Reciprocal Exchange ("NJ Pure") filed a complaint claiming that its reinsurer breached a 2007 reinsurance contract under

State law requiring “jurisdiction of action” in courts for insurance disputes rendered arbitration clause void

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

The Washington Supreme Court affirmed the denial of a motion to compel arbitration in an insurance dispute, based on a state statute that prohibits

Strike three: court declines to rewrite arbitration agreement to provide methodology for appointment of umpire

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

In 2009, the parties in this matter were ordered to proceed in arbitration, pursuant to the terms of an arbitration clause contained in an insurance policy which was the subject of the dispute

Court compels arbitration and refuses to disqualify a party’s selected arbitrator

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 6 2011

A federal district court compelled arbitration and refused to disqualify a party’s selected arbitrator, notwithstanding that the arbitrator was a former employee and consultant of the objecting party’s parent company

Arbitration award confirmation decisions

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2011

Regale, Inc. v. Thee Dollhouse Prods. N.C., Inc., Case No. 10-280 (USDC E.D.N.C. Jan. 20, 2011) (denying motion to vacate andor modify award and granting motion to confirm award; no manifest disregard of the law; award did not fail to draw its essence from the agreement; court’s decisions in prior tort case did not preclude decision of contract issues subject to arbitration

Parties agree to dismissal of action after liberty mutual petitions court to appoint arbitrator

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2012

A lawsuit involving a reinsurance dispute has been voluntarily dismissed so that it may proceed in arbitration