GE Asks 9th Circ. To Nix Arbitration Over Generator Repair

Law360, Los Angeles (November 9, 2011, 8:14 PM EST) -- General Electric Co. told the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday that a district court had erred in determining that an insurer had third-party standing to arbitrate claims over a $3.8 million reimbursement for repairs to a power utility's GE generator.

GE argued that the March 2010 order by U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson granting Allianz Global Risk U.S. Insurance Co.'s arbitration bid must be overturned because GE never agreed to the arbitration. Further, GE said, Allianz is unable to force arbitration because the insurer is not...
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