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Goldgerg Segalla’s Professional Liability Monthly – October, 2010
Posted on 1 Nov 2010 by Sharon Angelino, Brian Biggie and Richard Cohen

IN THIS MONTH'S EDITION: Subjective Statements of Underwriter Insufficient in Rescission Action Policyholder Under Medical Malpractice Policy Defeats Rescission Claim - Loses Coverage Under Exclusion States Can Proceed With Challenge to Healthcare... Read More

Coverage College Flunkie: Me
Posted on 25 Oct 2010 by Randy J. Maniloff

Last Second Decisions Change the Score for Duty to Defend and the "Occurrence" Issue By Randy Maniloff, Partner, White and Williams LLP On September 30 I stood at the podium at the White and Williams Coverage College [where, by the way... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance - Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report - March 2011
Posted on 2 May 2011 by Admin

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Actions and Proceedings Kartman v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company 634... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – December, 2011
Posted on 30 Jan 2012 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Actions and Proceedings C.R. Pittman Constr. Co., Inc. v. Nat'l Fire Insurance... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – May 23, 2011
Posted on 7 Jun 2011 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Bad Faith Miller v. Hartford Life Ins. Co. 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38347 [ lexis.com... Read More

Notable Insurance Coverage Rulings in the First Half of 2014
Posted on 11 Aug 2014 by Perkins Coie

By Jonathan Hardin and Feola Odeyemi 2014 is shaping up to be a momentous year in insurance coverage law. State and federal courts have already issued several important coverage decisions this year that nevertheless may have slipped "under the... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – January 3, 2011
Posted on 25 Jan 2011 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Actions & Proceedings State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Patterson 7 A.3d 454 [... Read More

A-L-Hi To Coverage For Pre-Tender Defense Costs: ALI Principles Looking To Shift The Law
Posted on 25 Sep 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

If you’ve been reading Coverage Opinions of late you’ve seen me take issue with certain aspects of the American Law Institute’s “Principles of the Law of Liability Insurance” Project. In general, my beef has been with certain... Read More

The Burden of Allocation
Posted on 28 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Adam Kominsky, Partner, Silverman Sclar Shin & Byrne This Emerging Issues Analysis examines recent court decisions and adduces guidelines as to whether the insured or the insurer has the burden of proof as to allocating which portions of a... Read More

Oops, Insurer’s Poorly Drafted Language Applied As Written; Double Oops, Insured Can’t Complain When New York Law is Applied After It Chose to Reject Missouri Tax
Posted on 19 Aug 2014 by Neal Gerber Eisenberg

By Jill Berkeley , Partner, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP An insured under an errors and omissions policy gives timely notice of circumstances during the policy period in effect when it first became aware of its potential civil liability. The... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance - Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report - April 21, 2011
Posted on 2 May 2011 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Additional Insured Boatwright v. Penn-Ohio Logistics 2011 Ohio 1006 [ Lexis.com / LexisONE... Read More

McCarter & English on New Jersey Supreme Court Denies Coverage to Cemetery and Crematory for Claims Arising from Illegal Harvesting of Human Remains: Memorial Properties, LLC v. Zurich American Insurance Co.
Posted on 30 Aug 2012 by Cynthia S. Betz

Cynthia S. Betz, Associate, McCarter & English LLP In Memorial Properties, LLC v. Zurich American Insurance Co., 2012 N.J. LEXIS 682 (N.J. June 28, 2012) , the New Jersey Supreme Court affirmed the Appellate Division's decision that a cemetery... Read More