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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


State law requiring “jurisdiction of action” in courts for insurance disputes rendered arbitration clause void
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

The Washington Supreme Court affirmed the denial of a motion to compel arbitration in an insurance dispute, based on a state statute that prohibits


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


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


Second Circuit affirms waiver of removal based on service of suit provision in reinsurance treaty
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2010

In two prior posts (December 8, 2009 and February 11, 2010), we reported on Dinallo v Dunav Ins. Co., a case between a liquidator of an insurance company and the company’s reinsurer, Dunav Re


Federal court compels arbitration and stays action under federal law despite state law prohibiting arbitration of insurance disputes
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2010

In an action for breach of an insurance policy and the tort of bad faith, the Western District of Arkansas recently compelled arbitration and stayed the action


Petition to compel reinsurance arbitration dismissed after umpires selected
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2012

A court recently dismissed a case brought to compel arbitration in a asbestos reinsurance coverage dispute between Century Indemnity Company and Everest Reinsurance Company, after the parties reported to the court that they had finally installed umpires in multiple arbitrations related to the dispute


Tenth Circuit holds post-judgment interest rate in “broad” arbitration provision trumps statutory rate
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2010

On November 17, 2008, we reported on a Colorado district court's decision in a reinsurance dispute to alter the post-judgment interest rate provided in the arbitration panel's final award and replace it with a statutory rate


Stay of premature arbitration did not render subsequent proceedings or award void
  • Jorden Burt LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2011

Where a court of appeals reversed a lower court's order compelling arbitration, and mandated a stay of ongoing arbitration proceedings, the proceedings conducted in arbitration both before and after the institution of the stay were not void


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