The Supreme Court published two judgments on how dishonesty affects insurance claims before the end of the most recent Trinity term:10 August 2016
USA: Washington Law Bars Reevaluating Regulator Approved Rates Invoking the Filed Rate Doctrine
The Washington State Supreme Court today issued its en banc opinion in McCarthy Finance, Inc. et al. v. Premera et al., WA S. Ct. Case No. 90533-9. The Court held that Washington law does apply the filed rate doctrine in the insurance context, and that the doctrine bars actions that would require a court to “reevaluate rates” approved by the regulator.
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Yes – to an extent. In the case of Versloot Dredging BV and another (Appellants) v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG and others (Respondents) UKSC 2014/0252 (The Merwestone), the...21 July 2016