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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


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


Ninth Circuit holds that malicious prosecution and abuse of process claims are arbitrable
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2012

The Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s grant of the motion to compel arbitration of defendant’s malicious prosecution and abuse of process claims against plaintiff that arose from a previous arbitration


Federal Court confirms arbitration award in dispute between reinsurer and insurers but orders arbitration award unsealed
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2012

Reinsurer AXA and insurers New Hampshire Insurance Company, American Home Insurance Company, and National Union Fire Insurance Company arbitrated a dispute over reinsurance coverage of primary policies that had been underwritten by AIG’s Energy Division in 19961997 and 19971998


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 of Appeals determines that claims must be arbitrated
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2009

Following the entry of a $40 million judgment against them at a jury trial on claims of fraudulent inducement with respect to two reinsurance facilities, the AIG defendants appealed to the Second Circuit, arguing in part that the claims brought by AXA should have been arbitrated because they sound in contract


Second Circuit grants motion to stay pending appeal of decision vacating order that an arbitration must commence anew
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2010

On August 3, 2009, we reported on a district court vacating its prior order that the arbitration must commence anew and reappointing an arbitrator to the panel after the arbitrator's health improved


District court denies summary judgment in Olson, finds reinsurer had right to seek review
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2009

In the latest development in the Olsen v. United States case, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Washington issued an Order denying Plaintiffs’ Motion for Partial Summary Judgment


Motion to compel reinsurance arbitration granted, then withdrawn
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2010

A federal district granted a motion to compel arbitration between parties to a reinsurance treaty, which motion was subsequently withdrawn by the moving party, Century Indemnity