Texas County Slams Arbitration Bid In $41M Insurance Row
Law360 (June 16, 2020, 4:05 PM EDT) -- A Southeast Texas county has urged a federal judge not to grant AmRisc GP LLC's bid to push its $41 million Hurricane Harvey property damage suit to arbitration, arguing the insurer failed to show that there was an arbitration agreement in the policy.
Nueces County said Monday that the insurance underwriters had signed a policy amendment that eliminated the arbitral clause. The county argued that the court should reject AmRisc's request because the insurer never signed an arbitration agreement, and AmRisc was not able to show that Nueces County signed it either.
The underlying dispute involves the commercial insurance policy Nueces...
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