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Key Matters

  • Represented reinsurers in disputes regarding late notice of claims.
  • Represented reinsurers in disputes regarding their cedents’ cession of policies and claims not covered by the reinsurance agreements.
  • Represented an insurer in lawsuits against various lenders concerning credit insurance policies.
  • Represented an insurer in a dispute with its policyholder regarding coverage for asbestos losses.
  • Represented a reinsurer in disputes regarding variable annuities and guaranteed minimum death benefits.
  • Represented a retrocedent in a dispute over alleged non-disclosures in placing a retrocessional property catastrophe program.
  • Represented a reinsurer in a dispute regarding expenses associated with its cedent’s administration of workers compensation claims.
  • Represented a cedent in disputes relating to its placement of treaties covering health care professional liability, and to its claims handling practices thereunder.
  • Represented reinsurers in disputes over the cession of construction defect claims.
  • Represented a workers compensation insurer in various disputes with its reinsurers.
  • Represented a client in litigation and arbitration proceedings relating to disputes arising out of the reinsurance of workers’ compensation carve-out business, including disputes over the forum in which the existence of the reinsurance contracts should be decided.
  • Represented cedents and reinsurers in disputes over the Liquidators’ claim determinations and ownership of reinsurance recoverables.
  • Represented an insurance company in numerous cases relating to reinsurance coverage of lawyers professional liability insurance programs, including an arbitration proceeding where the company recovered nearly $50 million from two of the reinsurers.