STORY FROM: Reinsurance & Arbitration
N.Y. Federal Judge Schedules March Jury Trial in Reinsurance Action
September 7, 2017
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A New York federal judge has scheduled a March 12 jury trial in a reinsurance dispute between Utica Mutual Insurance Co. and R&Q Reinsurance Co. involving coverage for underlying asbestos injury claims.
In an Aug. 30 order, Judge Brenda K. Sannes of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York ordered the parties to submit their pretrial submissions by Feb. 12, and responses to motions in limine by Feb. 20.
The judge directed the parties to appear for a final pretrial conference on Feb. 23.
R&Q issued Utica multiple facultative reinsurance contracts that ...
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