Panel: It Is Up To Arbitrators To Decide If Reinsurance Row Is Arbitrable

Mealey's (November 3, 2016, 8:36 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Oct. 25 vacated a lower court ruling that a reinsurance arbitration clause was unenforceable (S. Jersey Sanitation Company, Inc. v. Applied Underwriters Captive Risk Assurance Company, Inc., No. 14-4010, 3rd Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 19245).

(Opinion available.  Document #12-161104-008Z.)

South Jersey Sanitation Co. Inc. sued Applied Underwriters Captive Risk Assurance Co. Inc. in the Atlantic County, N.J., Superior Court on Oct. 30, 2013.  South Jersey’s claims against Applied include breach of contract, fraud, intentional...
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