Insurance Law

Recent Posts

Eighth Circuit Affirms Denial of Insurance Company's Motion to Compel Arbitration
Posted on 2 May 2013 by Anderson Kill

On April 19, the Eighth Circuit affirmed the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri's September 4, 2012 decision in Union Electric Company v. Aegis Energy Syndicate 1225 , holding that a policyholder could avoid arbitration... Read More

New Nevada Statute May Affect Enforceability of Appraisal Clause in Property Insurance Policies
Posted on 17 Dec 2013 by Andrew B. Downs

A growing trend is the imposition of statutory and regulatory limitation on arbitration clauses. To some degree this is a reaction by some jurisdictions to the strongly pro-arbitration position taken by the United States Supreme Court in recent years... Read More

An American Abroad: The Divergent Worlds Of U.S. And U.K. Insurance Arbitrations
Posted on 1 Apr 2014 by Mealeys

By Rita Davis, Allan B. Moore, Joanna Page, Stephen Moriarty, QC, and Thomas R. Newman I. INTRODUCTION Rooted in common beginnings, the American and United Kingdom legal systems are cousins with many similarities. As with most relatives perched... Read More

UK Insurer Barred from Enforcing Mandatory Arbitration Provision in Coverage Dispute with Missouri Insured
Posted on 1 May 2013 by Seth Lamden

by Seth Lamden , Partner, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP In Union Electric Co. v. AEGIS Energy Syndicate 1225 , No. 12-3546 (8th Cir. April 19, 2013) [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], the court held that a UK insurer was precluded... Read More