Applied Underwriters’ California Ins Company More Controversial Acts

Amidst charges of unapproved and uncollateralized loans to affiliates, unapproved property transfers, the California Department of Insurance’s Conservation and Liquidation Office says it is drafting a unilateral “rehabilitation” plan for California Insurance Company (CIC). The plan will transfer its policies to another carrier and resolve the numerous filed lawsuits pending between Applied Underwriters / CIC…

Drew Pomerance Selected to American’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators

January 28, 2019 – Roxborough, Pomerance, Nye & Adreani, LLP is pleased and honored to announce that Drew Pomerance has been selected to America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators® for 2019.  Selection to America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the most exceptional Civil Defense Litigators throughout the nation.  Candidates…

RPNA Obtains Precedential Publication of the Luxor Decision

Another Arbitration Agreement Declared Unenforceable   In a recently published decision, the Court of Appeal refused to enforce the unlawful arbitration clause found in Applied Underwriters’ Reinsurance Participation Agreement (RPA) with Luxor Cabs, one of the oldest cab companies in San Francisco.  The decision, originally filed on December 4, 2018, was certified for publication on January 3, 2019, in response to…

Decision in RPNA’s Case Now Precedent

Applies to All Carrier Agreements In Similar Disputes. The Appellate Court has now published its recent decision in Luxor Cabs, which held that the delegation clause and arbitration provision in Applied Underwriter’s unfiled and unapproved reinsurance participation agreement (RPA) were unenforceable. The implications of this action are significant to California employers. First, now that the…

RPNA Eliminates Significant Liability To Applied Underwriters

Precedential Decision Voids Reinsurance Participation Agreement. RPNA recently continued its streak of protecting employers from onerous and unfair terms contained in side-agreements that have ensnared unwitting employers over the past few years. On December 17, 2018, the California Department of Insurance issued a precedential decision in favor of RPNA’s client Platinum Security. The decision found…

RPNA Wins Appeal Against Applied Underwriters

Another Arbitration Agreement Declared Unenforceable. In a decision handed down yesterday, the Court of Appeal refused to enforce the unlawful arbitration clause found in Applied Underwriters’ Reinsurance Participation Agreement (RPA) with Luxor Cabs, one of the oldest cab companies in San Francisco. In 2015, RPNA Partners Joseph Gjonola and Nicholas Roxborough filed suit on behalf of Luxor against Applied in San…