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Trademark Infringement Claim Might Trigger Coverage Despite Exclusion
Posted on 7 Apr 2008 by Jeffrey L. Kingsley

Policyholder notified his insurer regarding a trademark infringement lawsuit over his band name, "The Doors", and requested coverage under his commercial general policies. Insurer denied coverage on the basis that such a claim was excluded from... Read More

New Jersey Appellate Division: Pollution Exclusion Not Applicable to a D&O Claim
Posted on 18 Aug 2008 by Randy J. Maniloff

The Pollution Exclusion is the Law & Order of coverage issues. One of the spin-offs in this long-running coverage drama is its applicability to D&O claims. The latest episode came yesterday from the New Jersey Appellate Division. In Sealed Air... Read More

Texas Court Finds Asbestosis Exclusion Applies Only to Asbestosis
Posted on 21 Mar 2009 by Rhonda Orin

Nueces County, TX Policyholders facing liability because of asbestos claims will benefit from a March 11 Texas state court ruling. The "asbestosis" exclusion bars coverage only for asbestosis claims and does not bar coverage for claims involving... Read More

California Appellate Court Addresses Professional Liability Coverage Issues
Posted on 9 Jun 2012 by Andrew B. Downs

Court Discusses Meaning of "Claim," Scope of Dishonest Acts Exclusion and Defense Duties Most professional liability policies contain an exclusion for dishonest acts. Many also include provisions giving the insurer a right, but not a duty... Read More