STORY FROM: Reinsurance & Arbitration
8th Circuit Reinstates Arbitration Award Stemming From Federal Crop Insurance Policy
January 29, 2020
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ST. LOUIS — The Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has reversed a district court decision vacating an arbitration award relating to a federal crop insurance policy issued through a standard reinsurance agreement with the Federal Crop Insurance Corp. (FCIC).
Rain and Hail LLC issues federal crop insurance policies through a standard reinsurance agreement with the Federal ...