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The Truth About “Tendering” a Claim

By John Green, Partner, Farella Braun + Martel LLP Policyholders and insurers frequently speak of "tendering" a claim. Insurers in particular speak as if "tendering a claim" is some sort of magical incantation that must be stated in exactly the right words in order to be effective...

Nevada Adopts Notice-Prejudice Doctrine

By Kristol Bradley Ginapp , Andrew B. Downs Last week, the Nevada Supreme Court joined the majority of states, including California, in holding that an insurer who denies coverage based on the policyholder's failure to provide timely notice of the claim must be able to demonstrate both that the...

Failure To Provide Timely Notice Of Claim Defeats Coverage Under Management Liability Insurance Policy

By Kevin M. LaCroix, Esq., Executive Vice President, OakBridge Insurance Services In a May 16, 2013 decision ( here ) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ] , Ea stern District of Missouri Magistrate Judge Terry Adelman , applying Missouri law, determined that the failure of...