Amerisure Urges Mich. Federal Judge to Adopt R&R in $1 Million Reinsurance Case

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DETROIT — Amerisure Mutual Insurance Co. is urging a Michigan federal judge to adopt a special master’s recommendation that it be permitted to assert bad faith claims against Transatlantic Reinsurance Co. in a $1 million reinsurance action.

In a Nov. 12 response filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Amerisure says Special Master Dennis Barnes’ report is “thorough and well-reasoned” and his “recommendations are fair and measured.”

“Amerisure’s proposed second amended complaint conforms its pleading to the proof adduced during discovery supporting Amerisure’s long- pleaded claim for attorneys’ fees,” the insurer contends. “Even after …


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