A petition for commutation (reduction) of sentence represents a possible — though difficult — avenue for relief for individuals convicted of crimes who have exhausted their opportunities for appellate remedies. Recent...more
Platinum Underwriters Bermuda Ltd. v. Excalibur Reinsurance Corp., No. 12-70, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 98671 (E.D. Pa. Jul. 15, 2013).
A Pennsylvania federal court has had a second chance to review an arbitration award...more
From ambiguities in contractual provisions to waivers of rights, 2012 was a year rich with court decisions interpreting reinsurance contract provisions. At least four courts relied, in part, upon extrinsic evidence in...more
Trenwick Am. Reinsurance Corp. v. W.R. Berkley Corp., 54 A.3d 209 (Conn. App. Ct. 2012).
A Connecticut appellate court affirmed a trial court judgment holding that an agreement between the reinsurer and the cedent...more
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