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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


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


Reinsurer settles confidentiality breach dispute
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2013

We previously reported on Utica Mutual Insurance Company and R & Q Reinsurance Company's dispute arising out of the alleged breach of three


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


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


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


Roundup of federal decisions on motions to compel arbitration
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2012

Authenment, III v. Ingram Barge Co., Case No. 10-2107 (USDC E.D. La. July 13, 2012) (granting West of England Shipowner’s Mutual’s motion to stay pending arbitration in a case initially brought against West of England’s insured, notwithstanding that plaintiff was non-signatory to arbitration agreement; holding that Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards supersedes Louisiana’s statute prohibiting arbitration agreements in insurance contracts


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


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


Declaratory relief action rejected as a means to challenge interlocutory arbitration orders for lack of “ripeness”
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2013

In an arbitration related to an uninsured motorist insurance claim, the insured twice challenged the arbitrators' discovery rulings by filing