Jorden Burt & Jim Jorden recognized among Best Firms and as All Star Lawyer in National BTI Client Survey of Fortune 1000 CompaniesJorden Burt and James Jorden recognized in two National BTI Client Surveys of Fortune 1000 Companies as among a select group of law firms and lawyers that are Best in Service & Performance and for Outstanding Legal Skills.
Jan 23, 2009
Federal Court Dismisses "Guaranteed Renewable"U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismisses putative nationwide class action regarding "guaranteed renewable" Long-Term Care insurance.
Jan 4, 2007
U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismisses putative nationwide class action regarding "guaranteed renewable" Long-Term Care insuranceU. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismisses putative nationwide class action regarding "guaranteed renewable" Long-Term Care insurance.
NINTH CIRCUIT ADOPTS NEW STANDARD OF REVIEW IN CONFLICT OF INTEREST BENEFITS CASESJorden Burt successfully resists Ninth Circuit adoption of plaintiff-friendly standard of review for ERISA cases.
Sep 19, 2006
Fourth Circuit Affirms Denial of Class Certification in Life Insurance Discrimination SuitJorden Burt lawyers secured an opinion from the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals affirming denial of class certification in a case alleging racial discrimination in the sale and pricing of industrial life insurance policies.
Mar 3, 2006
JORDEN BURT Secures Dismissal of COLI Case against CIGNAJames F. Jorden and Paul Fischer secured the dismissal of a COLI (Corporate Owned Life Insurance) case against CIGNA in the Northern District of Ohio.
Oct 14, 2005
Industrial Life Insurance Class Certification DefeatedOn December 2nd, the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina denied plaintiffs' motion to certify a class of over one million owners of industrial life insurance who claimed to have been subjected to...
Insurance Industry Under Fire Over Bid-Rigging and Contingent CommissionsMarsh & McLennan Cos., the world's largest insurance broker, has been sued by New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer based on allegations...
Class Decertification Achieved by JORDEN BURTJohn Hancock, represented by JORDEN BURT, has obtained a victory in Bradberry v. John Hancock, -- F.Supp.2d --, 2004 WL 1812829 (W.D. Tenn. Aug. 13, 2004)...
SEC and NY Attorney General Charge Insurers With Permitting Market Timing in Variable Annuities, Insurers to Pay $20 Million in SettlementIn the wake of the mutual fund scandal fallout, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer have both...
U.S. Supreme Court Expands Preemptive Power of ERISAThe U.S. Supreme Court has held that ERISA preempts the application of a Texas law requiring managed care entities to "exercise ordinary care when making health care treatment decisions..."