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Evaluating First-Party Property Claims with Multiple Causes Under the Efficient Proximate Cause Doctrine

By Susan J. Field and Rina Carmel, Attorneys, Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP In "Evaluating First-Party Property Claims with Multiple Causes Under the Efficient Proximate Cause Doctrine," appearing in the November/December 2011 issue of Coverage , Susan J. Field and Rina Carmel of Musick...

Homeowner's Insurance Did Not Protect Insured From Bernie Madoff

Insurance policies, including homeowner's policies, can provide coverage from losses from fraud, embezzlement or forgery. But does it work to provide compensation for losses in a Ponzi scheme? Last year, the Second Circuit affirmed a district court's dismissal of a Madoff customer's complaint...