STORY FROM: Reinsurance & Arbitration
Reinsurer Seeks Dismissal of Claims in Ala. Federal Disability Coverage Action
August 16, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A reinsurer/third-party administrator has moved to dismiss breach of contract claims filed against it in a disability coverage action, arguing that it was not a party to the policies issued by the insurer to the policyholder.
In an Aug. 1 motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, Standard Life Insurance Co. further maintains that the plaintiff did not plead his fraud claims with the requisite particularity and therefore they must be dismissed.
The action arises from four disability policies issued by The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. Three were individual policies ...
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