11th Cir. Refuses to Dismiss Appeal in Reinsurers’ Lawsuit Against GE
October 23, 2023
ATLANTA — The 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has determined that it has jurisdiction over an appeal filed by a group of insurers and reinsurers in a lawsuit accusing General Electric International Inc. of knowingly supplying an Algerian power plant with a defective turbine blade that caused a $28 million shutdown.
In an Oct. 18 order, the appellate panel rejected GE’s argument that the Northern District of Georgia’s arbitration order was not a final decision.
“Although the District Court deferred the issue of the scope of the arbitration provisions to the arbitrator, its order is still final because it …
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