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Court compels arbitration in cedent dispute with signatory reinsurers and stays proceeding against nonsignatories
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2013

Security Life Insurance Company was the successor to certain reinsurance agreements covering underlying life insurance risks. Pursuant to the


Court denies insurer’s request for arbitration attorney’s fees
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2012

Amerisure successfully arbitrated a dispute with Global Re


Appeal dismissed in Northwestern NationalInsco reinsurance dispute
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2012

The Second Circuit has dismissed an appeal arising from a reinsurance dispute between Northwestern National Insurance Company and Insco, Ltd


Court compels arbitration of contract claims, but not tort claims arising from commutation
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2012

Plaintiff Repwest Insurance Company, as cedent, entered into an excess workers compensation quota share agreement with various reinsurers, including Conestoga Casualty Insurance Company and the defendant, Preatorian Insurance Company


Insurer judicially estopped from compelling arbitration of longstanding dispute with reinsurer
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2013

The Texas Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court order denying New Hampshire Insurance Company's motion to compel arbitration of Magellan


Court refuses to vacate award where insurer’s pre-arbitration appeals process not followed
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2013

Plaintiff USA Chiropractic commenced arbitration proceedings against PIP carrier NJ Re-Insurance Co., seeking coverage under an assignment of rights


State law requiring “jurisdiction of action” in courts for insurance disputes rendered arbitration clause void
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

The Washington Supreme Court affirmed the denial of a motion to compel arbitration in an insurance dispute, based on a state statute that prohibits


Court refuses to seal from public record arbitration award related to reinsurance of airlines involved in 911 attacks
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2012

The court granted an unopposed petition to confirm an arbitration award that found that the 911 attacks on the World Trade center should be deemed one “event” for purposes of liability under aviation reinsurance contracts


Federal court dismisses action to disqualify counsel in reinsurance arbitration for failure to satisfy amount in controversy requirement
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2013

Plaintiff and defendant were parties to a contract under which dispute arose and arbitration was demanded. Plaintiff filed an action in state court


Reinsurers’ action seeking to void reinsurance agreement transferred to place of related arbitration
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

Plaintiffs, five Lloyd's of London underwriters, filed suit in Ohio federal court seeking a declaration that an alleged reinsurance agreement between