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Court compels arbitration in reinsurance dispute
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

New Jersey Physicians United Reciprocal Exchange ("NJ Pure") filed a complaint claiming that its reinsurer breached a 2007 reinsurance contract under


Eighth Circuit: broad service of suit provision in insurance policy endorsement precludes arbitration
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2013

In a prior post, we reported the district court's denial of the insurer's motion to compel arbitration in Union Electric Co. v. Aegis Energy


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


Court rejects bid to seal documents submitted in support of petition to confirm reinsurance arbitration award
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2013

First State Insurance Company and National Casualty Company arbitrated a reinsurance dispute in which the panel issued a confidentiality order


Trustmark not liable for failing to obtain setoff in long-running battle over retrocession agreements
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2013

A Connecticut federal court put to bed a case which started out as a petition to confirm an arbitration award between reinsurer and retrocessionaire


Court compels arbitration and refuses to disqualify a party’s selected arbitrator
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2011

A federal district court compelled arbitration and refused to disqualify a party’s selected arbitrator, notwithstanding that the arbitrator was a former employee and consultant of the objecting party’s parent company


New York court orders that umpire be appointed to complete reinsurance arbitration panel
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2013

Petitioner American Home Assurance Company sought appointment of an umpire, or a third arbitrator under certain treaties, to preside over


Participation in New York arbitration not an implicit waiver of sovereign immunity under the FSIA
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • Argentina, USA
  • February 12 2013

A pro se attorney sued his former clients, Argentina's economic ministry and a reinsurance company owned by the Argentine government, for malicious


Court refuses to enjoin attorneys who allegedly breached confidentiality agreement in reinsurance arbitration
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

On May 1, 2012, we reported on the Second Circuit's affirmance of a denial of Utica Mutual Insurance Company's motion to disqualify R & Q Reinsurance


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