Reinsurer, Reinsued Argue Over Reinsured’s Allegedly Overbroad Discovery Requests

(August 19, 2015, 11:07 AM EDT) -- SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A reinsurer and its reinsured recently sparred over the reinsured’s motion to compel discovery, which the reinsurer says is overly broad and ambiguous (Utica Mutual Insurance Company v. R&Q Reinsurance Company, No. 13-cv-01332, N.D. N.Y.).

Utica Mutual Insurance Co. sued R&Q Reinsurance Co. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York on Oct. 25, 2013, bringing claims of breach of contract and declaratory judgment regarding R&Q’s alleged failure to pay losses under reinsurance of a policy issued to Buffalo...
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