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The Westphal shocker: how did a Florida court decide that a 19-year-old limit on workers’ compensation benefits is unconstitutional? Is substantive due process back?

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 4 2013

In Westphal v. City of St. Petersburg, No. 1D12-3563 (Fla. Ct. App. Feb. 28, 2013), a Florida appellate court recently ruled that a 2-year limit on

What duty does a primary insurer owe to an excess carrier?

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 15 2013

A primary liability carrier usually owes no duty to excess insurers, even though those insurers bear the cost of excess judgments. If the primary

Arbitration award roundup

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2013

Following is a summary of selected court opinions addressing requests for confirmation and vacation of arbitration awards. Manifest disregard

Revisiting AT&T v. Concepcion: can you hear me now?

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2012

Approaching the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in AT & T Mobility, LLC v. Concepcion, --- U.S. ---, 131 S. Ct. 1740, 179 L. Ed. 2d 742 (2011), it is noteworthy that the Court has felt it necessary to reiterate its holding, as courts have interpreted it more narrowly than was intended

Round-up of decisions vacating or confirming arbitration awards

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2012

Following is a summary of court decisions, some confirming, others vacating, arbitral awards

Reinsurer can deny coverage based on insurer’s late notice

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

AIU brought an action against TIG asserting breach of contract and seeking a declaratory judgment as to coverage under nine certificates of

New York high court dismisses Donnelly Act claims against Equitas

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2012

New York’s Court of Appeals reversed the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court and upheld the trial court’s dismissal of plaintiff’s claim against Equitas under the Donnelly Act, New York’s antitrust law

Bankruptcy court awards pre- and post-judgment interest on reinsurer’s claim for unpaid premium

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2011

Granite Reinsurance Company won an award for unpaid premiums from Acceptance Insurance Company (in rehabilitation) in a bankruptcy adversary proceeding

Citing follow-the-fortunes clause, court orders reinsurer to pay for settlement of insured’s bad faith case

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 17 2012

Arrowood issued a liability policy insuring Greenwood Terrace, a nursing home and rehab center which was sued following the death of one of its residents, Joseph Mark

District court confirms reinsurance arbitration award against two Brazilian companies

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • Brazil, USA
  • -
  • July 30 2012

Several developments have occurred in the ongoing reinsurance dispute between Aurum Asset Managers and several Brazilian companies