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Sealing arbitration awards: contractual confidentiality obligations versus the presumption of public access

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2009

Arbitration benefits the public by freeing judicial resources

As body shops continue to attack contracted labor rates, third-party claims become an ominous new front

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

Auto insurers control the cost of collision repairs with direct repair programs, featuring networks of repair shops that agree to discount labor

Two recent decisions address whether prejudgment relief is available in arbitration proceedings

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2013

The first decision involved reconsideration of an interim arbitration award of prejudgment security that the court initially refused to confirm as a

No res judicata effect for unconfirmed arbitration award

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2012

The Greers entered into a contract with Town Construction for construction of their home

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

Prejudgment interest available only for compensatory damages, but not for punitive or trebled damages

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 16 2011

On March 7, 2011, we posted on an extensive decision of a District Court in a dispute over a reinsurance relationship which had not been documented in a written agreement

Civil subpoenas issued by arbitrator against out-of-state nonparties held unenforceable

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2012

The Colorado Supreme Court vacated a district court’s order enforcing subpoenas issued by an arbitrator against out-of-state nonparties

Mccarran-Ferguson Act “reverse-preempts” federal jurisdiction in insurance rehabilitation case

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2011

A Wisconsin federal district court has held that it may not interfere with an insurance rehabilitation case proceeding in state court

Arbitration decision update

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2011

Manifest Disregard: Turkey Run Properties, L.P. v. Air Structures Worldwide, Ltd., Case No. 4:09-cv-00217 (USDC M.D. Pa. June 22, 2011) (denying motion to vacate arbitration award; holding no manifest disregard; rejecting claim that award was “moot or impossible to follow” as grounds for vacatur

Alleged reinsurance-related mortgage kickback class action suit dismissed based on substitution of fdic as receiver for now-defunct lender

  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2011

On July 21, 2008 and August 20, 2008 we reported on the early stages of a class action lawsuit filed by mortgage loan borrowers against now-defunct Washington Mutual, Inc. (“WaMu”), for alleged violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act