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By Gail Jankowski
Mountain Valley Property, Inc (MVP) entered into a three-year reinsurance participation agreement with Applied Underwriters Captive Risk Assurance Co. Inc. (AUCRA), which contained a mandatory arbitration clause...
By Johanna Clark
The court ordered Liberty to pay a $4.5 million judgment despite its policy limits of $25,000 and despite plaintiff making no allegations of bad faith. The ruling is on appeal.
By Beth Vecchioli
The practice known as the Assignment of Benefits (AOB) is a big problem for Florida property insurers. AOBs have been driving up the cost of property insurance claims in the state for several years.
By Carlton Fields
U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court Of Appeals Week Of September 6, 2017
By Carlton Fields
U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court Of Appeals Week Of September 11, 2017
By David Adams, Matthew Kohen
It's a story that could easily land on the desks of producers all over Southern California in the form of a sci-fi screenplay.
By Lowell Walters
With respect to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, this article is current through September 13, 2017, the date on which the IRS issued Announcement 2017-13.
By Alex B. Silverman
Applying the doctrine of judicial estoppel, a district court refused to compel arbitration finding that the arbitration clause in a reinsurance agreement was unenforceable under a Virginia statute ...
By Nora Valenza-Frost
Defendant provided the district court with copies of two contracts – a Reinsurance Participation Agreement and a Request to Bind – that were purportedly signed by Plaintiff's CEO and contained arbitration clauses.
By Alex B. Silverman
The Sixth Circuit has affirmed an order vacating an arbitration award, agreeing with the district court that the mandatory arbitration clause at issue was unenforceable upon termination of the agreement in which it was contained.
By Thaddeus Ewald
A court in London recently upheld an arbitral award in the face of claims that the arbitral panel failed to consider several coverage defenses one party asserted during the proceedings.
By Nora Valenza-Frost
The question presented was whether the arbitrator had the authority to certify a class that included absent class members, i.e., employees other than the named plaintiffs and those who have opted into the class.
By Alex B. Silverman
The two suits at issue arose from a 2007 car accident in which Ronald Kelly was struck by a drunk driver.
By John Clabby, Joseph Swanson
Threats to your business operations come in many forms, including natural disasters that risk life and property such as the historic flooding from Hurricane Harvey in Texas, the risks from Hurricane Irma...
By Jason R. Brost
On appeal, defendant argued that the FAA's procedural provisions should apply, because the arbitration agreement said nothing about choice of law.
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