Suit Against Brokers Should Not be Dismissed, Magistrate Says
December 16, 2010
- Report and Recommendation
MIAMI - A suit that accuses two reinsurance brokers of charging excessive fees should not be dismissed because the plaintiff did not commingle separate and distinct claims in a single count, a Florida general magistrate has recommended. Instituto Nacional de Seguros v. Hemispheric Reinsurance Group L.L.C., et al., No. 10-33653 (Fla. Cir. Ct., Miami-Dade Cty.).
In a Dec. 13 report, General Magistrate Elizabeth M. Schwabedissen stated that the counts against Howden Insurance Brokers Ltd. and Hemispheric Reinsurance Group are not required to be differentiated into separate counts where the plaintiff, Instituto Nacional de Seguros, "clearly alleged the nature of their …