Justices Will Not Review Lloyd's Arbitration Fight
By Caroline Simson (January 18, 2022, 10:02 AM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will not review a Ninth Circuit decision permitting a group of British insurance underwriters to force arbitration of a dispute over coverage for property damage caused by Hurricane Harvey despite a state law barring the arbitration of such feuds.
The justices' decision not to grant certiorari over the petition submitted by the owner and operator of a Texas townhouse complex leaves unresolved a conflict that has arisen among federal appeals courts on an issue dealing with the intersection of state law, a federal statute relating to insurance, and the New York Convention, an international treaty covering the...
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