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New York State Court denies motion to compel discovery of reinsurance and reserve information

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2010

In Mt. McKinley Ins. Co. v. Corning Inc., 2010 NY Slip Op 20235 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. June 14, 2010), an insured (“Corning”) moved to compel discovery of reinsurance and reserve information from its insurers, arguing that this information was relevant, material and necessary to its coverage claim

Federal Court Orders Party to Produce Copies of its Reinsurance Agreements Under Fed. R. Civ. P. 26

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 27 2010

Plaintiff moved to compel production of defendant American Red Cross' reinsurance agreements

Court of Appeal considers whether lack of client care letter prevents recovery of insured costs

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 23 2010

In Ghadami and Ghadami v Lyon Cole Insurance Group 2010 EWCA Civ 767, the Court of Appeal considered whether the deputy judge at first instance had erred in assessing that the claimant's liability was limited to paying the excess of the insurance policy

Update from RAA Re Contracts Conference presentation on extra contractual obligations and losses in excess of policy limits

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

We have been tracking developments at the RAA Re Contracts Conference, which took place this week in New York, as previously reported on www

Presentation on dispute resolution clauses

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2010

Vince Vitkowsky of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP presented on Thursday concerning Dispute Resolution Clauses in reinsurance contracts, which specifically focused on arbitration clauses

English High Court rules on purported avoidance of after-the-event insurance

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 22 2010

In Persimmon Homes Ltd v Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) Plc 2010 EWHC 1705 (Comm), the High Court ruled that dishonesty on the part of a claimant which has taken out after the event (ATE) insurance can amount to a material non-disclosure such that the insurer may avoid the policy

Court of Appeal rejects insurers' appeal for access to privileged documents held by the Law Society

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 22 2010

The Court of Appeal has affirmed a High Court decision that prevents solicitors' insurers from gaining access to privileged documents held by the Law Society after an intervention in the firm

New York state court finds that follow the settlements doctrine does not apply

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2010

In American Home Assurance Co. v. American Re-Insurance Co., No. 60248506 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. May 27, 2010), the plaintiffs, several ceding companies, brought a declaratory judgment action against certain reinsurers (collectively, the “Reinsurers”) seeking reimbursement for portions of a settlement plaintiffs made with their insured, Monsanto Corporation

ERISA litigation: an update from the ALI-ABA conference on financial and insurance litigation

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2010

ERISA litigation, once considered a dull backwater of the law, has been gaining increased interest and attention in recent years: the result of an aging population and an increasingly sophisticated and aggressive plaintiffs' bar

Class action procedure: the latest developments from ALI-ABA conference on insurance and financial services litigation

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2010

This panel offered the insights of a federal district court judge, defense counsel and plaintiffs' counsel regarding Class Action Procedure, focusing on trends regarding the class certification process