California Supreme Court To Decide Interplay Between Severability-of-Interests Clause And Intentional Acts Exclusion

By Patrick R. McKinney II, Special Counsel, Farella Braun + Martel LLP Can an insurance company deny coverage to a homeowner who did nothing intentional because another insured under the policy committed a crime or intentional tort? The California Supreme Court heard argument on this issue last...

Wystan M. Ackerman and Seth A. Schmeeckle on “Handling the Flood of Coverage Litigation: Lessons Learned from Katrina”

By Wystan M. Ackerman and Seth A. Schmeeckle In their article, “Handling the Flood of Coverage Litigation: Lessons Learned from Katrina,” Wystan M. Ackerman and Seth A. Schmeeckle examine a number of insurance coverage cases that arose in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and note that...