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"Reinsurance accepted” clause interpreted to define maximum exposure, including expenses
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2010

A court has found that a reinsurer's (Global Reinsurance Corporation of America) maximum exposure under a facultative certificate is $1 million dollars, inclusive of expenses


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


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


The Westphal shocker: how did a Florida court decide that a 19-year-old limit on workers’ compensation benefits is unconstitutional? Is substantive due process back?
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2013

In Westphal v. City of St. Petersburg, No. 1D12-3563 (Fla. Ct. App. Feb. 28, 2013), a Florida appellate court recently ruled that a 2-year limit on


Revisiting AT&T v. Concepcion: can you hear me now?
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • April 6 2012

Approaching the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in AT & T Mobility, LLC v. Concepcion, --- U.S. ---, 131 S. Ct. 1740, 179 L. Ed. 2d 742 (2011), it is noteworthy that the Court has felt it necessary to reiterate its holding, as courts have interpreted it more narrowly than was intended


Court dismisses inartfully pled contract claim against managing general agent
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2010

An Alabama federal judge dismissed a contract claim brought by the Alabama Municipal Insurance Corporation ("AMIC") against Alliant Insurance Services, AMIC's alleged managing general agent


Trends in federal privacy class-action settlements
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2011

We live in an information age, where much of our personal information is stored and transferred via electronic means


Federal court refuses to let insured shoot first, seek coverage later
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2013

Where to stop along a chain of causation is an issue at the heart of enormous numbers of insurance coverage disputes. Since the terrible events of


Federal Court remands citing service of suit clause
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

Plaintiff Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania ("INSCOP") brought suit in New York state court against TIG, its reinsurer, alleging it


Oregon Supreme Court addresses attorneys' fees for appellate proceedings in class action over automated review of medical bills
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2013

Strawn v. Farmers Insurance Co. of Oregon is a class action that challenged the insurer's use of automated bill review systems to determine the