N.J. Federal Judge Dismisses Claims Between Allianz, Cedents in Allocation Brawl
January 25, 2023
NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey federal judge has dismissed all claims between reinsurer Allianz Suisse-Versicherung-Gesellschaft and cedents The North River Insurance Co. and U.S. Fire Insurance Co. in a reinsurance case involving the allocation of a settlement of asbestos and silica claims, explaining that they reached a confidential settlement agreement.
Judge John M. Vazquez of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed the claims with prejudice, according to an order filed Jan. 18.
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