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Issue #5, August 2008

Clarendon Urges Federal Judge to Confirm Party Arbitrator

Clarendon National Insurance Co. asked a federal judge to confirm its appointment of a party arbitrator for Lincoln General Insurance Co., asserting that

CNA Seeks Protective Order in Commutation Dispute with SCOR

Two CNA subsidiaries have asked a federal judge to seal documents containing previous communications with defendant SCOR Reinsurance Co.

North Star Seeks Default Judgment Against Harel

North Star Reinsurance Corp. is urging a federal court to issue a default judgment confirming an arbitration award against

Illinois Union Appeals Disqualification of Crowell & Moring

Illinois Union Insurance Co. is challenging a federal magistrate's disqualification of the law firm of Crowell & Moring as its counsel

Arbitration Clause Allowed Party to Reject Demand, Court Affirms

An arbitration agreement between a cedent and a reinsurer clearly allowed either party to reject the other party's arbitration demand

Munich Re Seeks Judgment in Hewlett-Packard Coverage Case

Munich Re argues that The Tall Tree Insurance Co., has not been judicially declared liable to HP under the reinsured policies

Lincoln General Seeks Approval of Former Pa. Commissioner As Its Arbitrator

Lincoln General Insurance Co. seeks approval of former Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Constance B. Foster as its party arbitrator in a dispute involving

Late-Named Witnesses: What's a Panel to Do?

Robert M. Hall outlines factors arbitration panels should consider when presented with a late-named witness

Federal Judge Schedules Hearing In Disability Income Dispute

A federal judge has scheduled a hearing to address whether the doctrine of follow-the-fortunes may be implied in a

Jury Finds For Reinsurer in Medical Malpractice Case

A federal jury has reached a full defense verdict in favor of a reinsurer, finding that it does not owe an additional $1 million toward

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