Insurer Says Reinsurer’s Party-Appointed Arbitrator Should Be Replaced

Mealey's (October 27, 2015, 9:04 AM EDT) -- BOSTON — An insurer told a federal court in Massachusetts on Oct. 23 that its reinsurer has selected an unqualified party-appointed arbitrator in an arbitration over the reinsurer’s alleged rights to raise premiums (John Hancock Life Insurance Company [U.S.A.] v. Employers Reassurance Corporation, No. 15-cv-13626, D. Mass.).

(Petition for enforcement of arbitration agreement available. Document #12-151103-010X.)

John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A.) sued Employers Reinsurance Corp. (ERAC) in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, asking the court to enforce an arbitration agreement....
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