Mealey's Insurance - Judge Refuses To Transfer Dispute Under Reinsurance Agreement's Forum Clause

Mealey's Insurance - Judge Refuses To Transfer Dispute Under Reinsurance Agreement's Forum Clause

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. - In a dispute over a series of insurance and reinsurance contracts, a Connecticut federal judge on Sept. 12 declined to enforce a forum selection clause in a reinsurance participation agreement (RPA) because it does not apply to the bulk of an insured's claims against its workers' compensation insurer and its affiliates (Charter Oak Oil Co. Inc. v. Applied Underwriters Inc., et al., No. 17-00689, D. Conn., 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 147181).

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