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Fifth Circuit Holds Settlement With Primary Insurer Did Not Result In Exhaustion

By Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In Citigroup Inc. v. Federal Ins. Co ., 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 16316 (5 th Cir. Aug. 8, 2011 ) , the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, applying Texas law, considered whether a settlement between an insured and...

AILA helps challenge Fifth Circuit on exhaustion

Here is a link to the AILA amicus brief challenging the Fifth Circuit's 'questionable [and] controversial interpretation of 8 U.S.C. 1252(d).' This is a pro bono case I've been working on for some time, and I'm very grateful to AILA and briefers Nick Chavez, Mark Barr, Ben Casper...