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Appeals Court Rules Umbrella Carrier Must Defend Insured

By Amanda Hairston, Associate, Farella Braun + Martel In what appears to be the first published California decision on the issue, the Second District Court of Appeal recently held that a carrier must defend its insured when the claim may not be covered by the primary policy and “potentially”...

Mike Aylward and Eric Barber on “Getting the Drop on Excess Insurer: The Wisconsin Supreme Court Finds that an Excess Insurer Has a Duty to Defend in Johnson Controls in the Absence of Underlying Exhaustion”

By Mike Aylward and Eric Barber The article, “Getting the Drop on Excess Insurer: The Wisconsin Supreme Court Finds that an Excess Insurer Has a Duty to Defend in Johnson Controls in the Absence of Underlying Exhaustion,” by Michael F. Aylward and Eric Barber appears in the September/October...