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Court Lacked Jurisdiction Over Out-Of-State Insurance Holding Company

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Plaintiff filed a lawsuit against her automobile insurance carrier, Granite Insurance Company (“Granite”), for breach of contract and bad faith in investigating her insurance claim. Plaintiff also named as a Defendant American International Group (“AIG”), the holding company for Granite. Granite is one of AIG’s subsidiaries. There was no question in this case that the Oklahoma… Continue Reading

Insurance Brokers Doing Business In Oklahoma Subject Themselves To Suit

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Insurance brokers from London traveling to Oklahoma and marketing for business subject themselves to the personal jurisdiction of the State of Oklahoma when negligence is alleged for their failure to fulfil obligations.  In Willbros USA, Inc. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd”s of London, 2009 OK CIV APP 90,  Mandate Issued: 10-22-2009, the Oklahoma Court of Appeals determined a London-based insurance broker had… Continue Reading

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