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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

If at first you don’t succeed: insurer estopped from compelling arbitration with Magellan Reinsurance

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

Withdrawing its earlier opinion on rehearing, the Texas Court of Appeals held that New Hampshire Insurance Company ("New Hampshire") is judicially

Court affirms denial of “contingent” asbestos claims against liquidation estate of excess insurer

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

A court affirmed the denial of W.R. Grace & Co.’s asbestos insurance claims against the liquidation estate of Grace’s insolvent excess-of-loss insurer, on the ground that Grace failed to submit timely “absolute” claims under New Jersey’s version of the Uniform Insurers Liquidation Act

District court denies motion to stay arbitration while motion for reconsideration pending

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2010

After granting defendant Lloyd’s motion to compel arbitration, plaintiff B.D. Cooke and Partners filed a motion for reconsideration of the order

Courts may still be expanding coverage for liability of computer hacking victims

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

Large retailers and other traditional businesses face significant risks for failure to secure their customers' credit card information

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

Court compels discovery of reinsurance information relating to late notice defense

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2011

Global Reinsurance denied reinsurance claims for asbestos claims, in part on the basis that it was notified late of the claims, and then refused to provide discovery that might have revealed that it had been advised of the claims by a third party or that it had sufficient knowledge of the claims to advise its own reinsurers of the claims

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

Unavailability of a designated arbitration forum does not provide an impossibility defense

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2013

On appeal, a circuit court's denial of a motion to compel arbitration was reversed for several reasons. First, the circuit court erred by allowing