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South Carolina Federal Court Denies Motion To Stay And Orders Insurer To Produce Documents
The background of this case is as follows. In 2014, ContraVest Inc., ContraVest Construction Co., and Plantation Point Horizontal Property Regime Owners Association Inc.
United States
30 Nov 2018
Florida Federal Court Dismisses Reinsurer's Agent From Breach Of Contract Lawsuit
In this case, the ceding company, VIP Universal Medical Insurance Group Ltd. ("VIP"), brought an action in Florida federal court against its reinsurer, BF&M Life Insurance Company Ltd. ("BF&M") ...
United States
20 Aug 2018
U.S. Tax Court Finds Captive Insurer Is Not An "Insurance Company" Under The Internal Revenue Code
In this case, Reserve Mechanical Corp., a captive insurer incorporated under the laws of Anguilla, sued the Commissioner of Internal Revenue in the U.S. Tax Court regarding the Commissioner's findings of $477,261
United States
31 Jul 2018
Texas Department Of Insurance Seeks Comments On Reorganized Surplus Lines Insurance Chapter
The Texas Department of Insurance has proposed to reorganize its Surplus Lines Insurance Chapter 15 in the Texas Administrative Code. The proposed new Chapter 15 can be found here.
United States
20 Jul 2018
California Federal Court Remands Fraud Claims In Workers' Compensation Reinsurance Action To State Court
In a March 15, 2018 order, noting that only state law claims remained in the case, a California federal court remanded to state court a lawsuit against an insurance company and its affiliates...
United States
16 Apr 2018
National Flood Insurance Program Is Relieved Of $16 Billion Of Debt
On October 26, 2017, President Donald Trump signed H.R. 2266, a disaster relief bill. Pursuant to section 308 of the bill, the Department of the Treasury will forgive $16 billion in debt owed by FEMA...
United States
17 Nov 2017
Hurricane Harvey: Insurance Statutes And Regulations
Please note that the states may issue subsequent bulletins or advisories modifying these standards.
United States
29 Aug 2017
Pennsylvania Federal Court Grants Motion To Dismiss Based On Lack Of Subject Matter Jurisdiction
Plaintiff RAD Manufacturing, LLC ("RAD"), a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business in Pennsylvania, and its insurer and reinsurer (as subrogees) brought an action in federal court...
United States
23 Aug 2017
Illinois Court Holds That Reinsurers And Insurer Need To File Complaint In Legal Malpractice Lawsuit In Their Own Names Pursuant To Illinois Statute
In this case, an Illinois appellate court held that Section 2-403 of the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure, 735 ILCS 5/2-403, required the reinsurers and insurer of Developers Surety and Indemnity Co. a surety, ...
United States
4 Aug 2017
Kentucky Federal Court Orders Further Briefing On Whether The Federal Arbitration Act Or Kentucky Law Applies In Dispute Involving An Insolvent Insurer
The background of this case is as follows. State Insurance Commissioner Brian Maynard, acting as liquidator of the failed Kentucky Health Cooperative ("KYHC")...
United States
16 Mar 2017
New Jersey Federal Court Affirms Arbitration Award, And Denies Cross-Motion To Vacate Arbitration Award
New Jersey federal court affirms arbitration award, and denies cross-motion to vacate arbitration award.
United States
9 Jan 2017
South Carolina Federal Court Makes Two Rulings On Motions To Dismiss In Dispute Involving Reinsurance Trust Agreements
Plaintiff Companion Property and Casualty Insurance Company ("Companion") participated in a fronted insurance program with two reinsurers, Redwood and Freestone.
United States
21 Dec 2016
Oklahoma District Court Denies Motion To Stay Action During Defendant's Insurer's California Conservation Proceedings
This case involved a personal injury negligence action brought by plaintiffs Cameron David and Shelby Gladd against defendants Satnam Singh and his employer Landmark Logistics...
United States
25 Nov 2016
Post-Hurricane Matthew: Insurance Statutes And Regulations
Because Hurricane Matthew claims may be taking you and your colleagues to several different states, we thought it might be helpful to bear in mind the different claims adjusting standards and regulations in those states that were most affected.
United States
19 Oct 2016
Illinois Federal Court Grants Motion To Confirm Arbitration Award For Pre-Hearing Security
We previously reported on this case in our blog dated December 21, 2015. The background of the dispute is as follows.
United States
17 Oct 2016
Texas Appeals Court Denies Petition For A Writ Of Mandamus That Trial Court Erred In Denying Motion To Vacate Arbitration Panel's Orders
A Texas appeals court denied a petition for a writ of mandamus filed by Irving Drobny, on behalf of "NAIG" & "NAIU", challenging a trial court's denial of NAIU's motion to vacate an arbitration...
United States
21 Sep 2016
California Federal Court Dismisses Claims In Class Action To The Extent Plaintiff's Claims Are Based On The Theory That Rates Were Not Filed Pursuant To The California Insurance Code
In this class action lawsuit in a California federal court, Shasta Linen Company and all those similarly situated brought an action against Applied Underwriters, Inc. and its affiliate entities.
United States
25 Jul 2016
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