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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

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

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

Federal judges in Brooklyn are making it easier to pursue fraud claims against no-fault medical providers

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2013

The Eastern District of New York, which includes the New York City Boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens, has been home to some of the most colorful

British court approves transfer of reinsurance from Sompo Japan to Transfercom Ltd

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2011

A justice of the UK Companies Court, Chancery Division, recently approved over the objections of policyholder Axa Corporate Solutions Assurance, a scheme under Part 7 of the UK Financial Services & Markets Act 2000 for the transfer of certain insurance business from Sompo Japan Insurance Inc

Court refuses subject matter jurisdiction to review arbitration award, since the value of the award was less than the court’s jurisdictional amount

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 5 2009

A dispute arose between Hansen Beverage Company and DSD Distributors over a distribution agreement

"Reinsurance accepted” clause interpreted to define maximum exposure, including expenses

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

A court has found that a reinsurer's (Global Reinsurance Corporation of America) maximum exposure under a facultative certificate is $1 million dollars, inclusive of expenses

Recent decisions in 412(i) and 419 litigation

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2011

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas recently issued several important decisions in MDL No. 1983, a multidistrict litigation proceeding designed to address claims related to employee benefit plans created under 412(i) and 419 of the Internal Revenue Code

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

First Circuit clarifies standard of review, concludes that agreement mandates arbitration

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2010

In this dispute between two parties to a joint venture agreement, one party filed a lawsuit and the other submitted an arbitration demand