SNR Denton on Nieto v. Blue Shield of California Life & Health Insurance Company: California Court Of Appeal Rejects Allegations Of "Post-Claim Underwriting" And Upholds Insurer's Right To Rely Upon Insured's Policy

By Daniel E. Feinberg, Counsel, SNR Denton In Nieto v. Blue Shield of California Life & Health Insurance Co. , the California Court of Appeal held that a health insurer did not engage in unlawful “post-claim underwriting” when it issued a policy in reliance on the insured’s...

Duties of the Cedent – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 73

By Robert Tomilson, Benjamin Blume, and Daisy Khambatta, Members, Cozen O'Connor It might be said that while a reinsurer has only one duty, to pay covered claims, a cedent's duties are manifold. The cedent, usually without the consent or participation of the reinsurer, underwrites the risk...