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California Regulators Claim That AIG Owes Over 500 Million Dollars to its Reinsurer

For more information click here: http://tinyurl.com/rr-02-10-article-7

In a recent statement, California’s Insurance Commissioner declared that AIG owes its reinsurers over 500 million dollars in light of the Ninth Circuit ruling where it confirmed the reinsurers’ position that AGI did not disclose important information needed to provide a reasonable basis to set reserves for claim payments that involved workers’ compensation. Given that many of the insurers went bankrupt, it is expected that California might receive some of the proceeds to offset its involvement in the payment of claims

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Jeffrey L. Kingsley, Goldberg Segalla, Insurance attorney

Jeffrey Kingsley maintains an international practice that focuses on matters involving insurance and reinsurance coverage, commercial and regulatory issues, and extra-contractual liability arbitration and litigation. As a leader in Goldberg Segalla’s reinsurance practice he has extensive experience handling and consulting clients on complex reinsurance allocation issues, regulatory issues, arbitrations, transactional issues, and disputes involving the follow-the-fortunes doctrine.

Jeff provides comprehensive legal representation for Fortune 500 companies, insurers,...

Thomas F. Segalla, Insurance Attorney, Goldberg Segalla Law Firm

Thomas F. Segalla, is the co-author of the renowned insurance law treatise Couch on Insurance 3d and is one of the founding partners of the firm.  Mr. Segalla is a nationally recognized reinsurance and insurance expert who has been retained by numerous insurance carriers and policyholders.  His active practice focuses on the defense and insurance coverage aspects of matters involving bad faith; construction site personal injury accidents (Labor Law §§ 200, 240(1) and 241(6)); and toxic tort and environmental issues. As a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), he is the Past Chair of the Insurance Law Committee and served on the Board of Directors and is the past Chair of the Law Institute. In addition, as a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, he is integrally involved in the relationship between the Insurance Industry and defense counsel. He has published and lectured extensively for many professional organizations.  Mr. Segalla possesses an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been named to the Top 50 of the New York Super Lawyers.