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D&O Insurance: Insured That Settled Underlying Claim Without Insurer’s Consent Cannot Sue the Insurer for Breach of Contract or Bad Faith
Posted on 21 Apr 2015 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The Georgia Supreme Court has held that where a policyholder settled an underlying claim without its D&O insurer’s consent, the policyholder cannot sue the carrier for breach of contract or for bad-faith failure to settle. The Court, applying... Read More

Virginia Right to Nonsuit Unaffected by Federal Court Dismissal
Posted on 10 Oct 2012 by Lee Berlik

Dr. Adel S. Kebaish filed a defamation case in Fairfax County Circuit Court against INOVA Health Care Services and several doctors alleging defamation , breach of contract , tortious interference , conspiracy , wrongful termination and unjust enrichment... Read More

Summary Judgment Granted in Breach of Contract Action
Posted on 21 Mar 2011 by Lee Berlik

A U.S. district judge in Virginia has ruled that a restaurant chain operator is liable for breach of contract and is obligated to pay a franchise consulting company for sales and marketing services that the consultant performed for the chain under... Read More

Limited Discovery Granded to Lacoste in Counterfeiting Case
Posted on 13 Apr 2011 by Lee Berlik

Lacoste Alligator, S.A., which sells tennis shirts and other apparel with the distinctive green crocodile logo in high-end stores like Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue, will get a chance to find out, through discovery in a lawsuit, which of its distributors... Read More