$8M Harvey Insurance Claim Should Be Arbitrated: Magistrate

Law360 (April 1, 2019, 8:47 PM EDT) -- A group of insurers trying to cap payment on a Hurricane Harvey building damage claim at $2.5 million rather than the $8.4 million the building’s owner wants got a boost Friday from a Texas magistrate judge who said the insurers are right that the case should be sent to arbitration.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Zack Hawthorn made an official recommendation Friday to U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone that the insurers’ and underwriters’ motion to send the case to arbitration be granted.

The insurers, including Lexington Insurance Co., QBE Specialty Insurance Co., Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London and many others, have already paid out...

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October 5, 2018

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