White Paper: Insurance Coverage for Products Liability Claims Arising from Airline Disasters

By Selena Linde, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP Numerous lawsuits have been filed related to Air France Flight 447, which crashed in June 2009 en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, leaving 228 people dead. A number of wrongful death lawsuits have been filed that allege product liability claims against...

White Paper: Insurance Coverage for Products Liability Claims Arising from Airline Disasters

By Selena Linde, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP Numerous lawsuits have been filed related to Air France Flight 447, which crashed in June 2009 en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, leaving 228 people dead. A number of wrongful death lawsuits have been filed that allege product liability claims against...

Allocation of Coverage - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 22

By Laura A. Foggan, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP This chapter opens with a discussion of how to determine whether allocation is required and an explanation of key circumstances where concurrent or successive insurance policies may be implicated by insurance claims. These circumstances present issues of...

SNR Denton US LLP on Illinois School District Agency v. The St. Charles Community Unit School District 303: Illinois Appellate Court Rejects “Selective Tender” Rule for Chronologically Consecutive Insurance Policies

By Daniel E. Feinberg, Counsel, SNR Denton In Illinois School District Agency v. The St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 , 2012 Ill. App. LEXIS 242 (Ill. Ct. App. Mar. 30, 2012), the Illinois Appellate Court held that Illinois' "selective tender" rule does not apply in cases...

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Chubb's Appeal on CERCLA Subrogation Suit

New York, NY (January 15, 2014) -- The U.S. Supreme Court declined on January 13 to review a Ninth Circuit opinion affirming the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California’s dismissal of an insurance company’s subrogation suit under CERCLA (aka Superfund) for recovery of...