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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


TILA disclosures must be “clear and conspicuous”
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2009

In Barrer v. Chase Bank USA, the Ninth Circuit recently explained that disclosures in credit card agreements must be “clear and conspicuous” to comply with the Truth in Lending Act


English court holds insurance “tower” of multiple layers of excess of loss insurance incurred simultaneous liability
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2012

An English court held that a professional indemnity insurance “tower” of multiple excess of loss policies incurred liability simultaneously, rather than sequentially as each policy’s limits were exhausted


No independent subject matter jurisdiction under Federal Arbitration Act
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2009

Defendant, Sandra R. Sanchez, filed a Rule 12(b)(1) Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction against the plaintiff, Newton & Associates, LLC


District court denies motion to stay arbitration proceedings in state court
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2008

Petitioners brought two Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) arbitration actions against the Respondents, their former employer and a former supervisor, asserting a multitude of claims


Court okays “bathtub” allocation method under “follow the fortunes” doctrine
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2011

Lexington Insurance Company participated in a tower of coverage for Dresser Industries, a manufacturer of asbestos-containing products that was forced into bankruptcy by the multi-billion dollar exposure it faced arising from product liability litigation against it


Sixth Circuit vacates arbitration award based upon manifest disregard of law
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • November 24 2008

This procedurally complicated dispute arises out of a franchise agreement for a Coffee Beanery cafe


More money managers face subprime lawsuits
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2008

The meltdown of the U.S. subprime mortgage market continues to generate litigation against money managers and their affiliates


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


Fee-shifting provision in arbitration clause unenforceable when certain federal statutory rights are at issue
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2012

In an employment dispute, a Magistrate Judge issued a Report and Recommendation which broadly interpreted the arbitration provision in an employment agreement in favor of arbitration