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Farella Braun + Martel LLP: Recent Media Coverage Overstates Impact of New Second Circuit Case Regarding “Drop-Down” Issue

By Erica Villanueva, Partner, Farella Braun + Martel LLP There has been much hand-wringing over the Second Circuit’s decision in Mehdi Ali v. Federal Insurance Co. , __ F.2d __ (2d Cir. 2013) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], in which the court declined to extend the holding...

Ten Most Significant Insurance Coverage Decisions Of 2014 – Excess Insurers’ Chins Should Drop Down

A case involving an excess insurer’s obligation to drop down wouldn’t seem to be the stuff of one of the year’s ten most significant. In general, drop down provisions in excess or umbrella policies are often-times unique and the decisions dictated by such language. So no matter how...

Excess Insurance: Questions Raised By Qualcomm And Issues Relating To The Duty To Defend

Partner Seth Lamden will be presenting a program entitled "Excess Insurance: Questions Raised by Qualcomm and Issues Relating to the Duty to Defend" at the American Conference Institute's 2nd National Forum on Insurance Allocation at the Omni Chicago Hotel on the Magnificent Mile June 25...