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Judge: World Trade Center Properties Cannot Recover Against Aviation Defendants
Posted on 19 Jul 2013 by Jennifer Hans

NEW YORK — (Mealey’s) World Trade Center Properties LLC and its holding companies’ $4.09 billion insurance recovery stemming from the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks corresponds to and offsets their maximum potential tort damages recovery... Read More

Perkins Coie LLP on Denial of Coverage to Direct Action Statute Claimant for Failing to Report the Claim to the Insurer During the Policy Period Provides Reason to Review Notice Rules and Pertinent Recent Developments
Posted on 27 Mar 2013 by Perkins Coie

By Stephen M. Feldman and Nicholas P. Gellert, Attorneys, Perkins Coie LLP Although the case arose within the unique framework of Louisiana's Direct Action Statute and was said to be an issue undecided by the Louisiana Supreme Court requiring an... Read More

Want Coverage for Construction Related Damage? You Need an Occurrence
Posted on 12 Mar 2013 by Christopher G. Hill

In reading the title to this post, you are likely thinking "Duh, of course you do, if nothing "occurs" then there is nothing to cover!" (or something to that effect). While this seems an obvious conclusion, we're talking the world... Read More

Supreme Court Denies Petition To Review Ruling In Asbestos Coverage Lawsuit
Posted on 1 Dec 2010 by Jennifer Hans

WASHINGTON, D.C.- (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Nov. 30 denied an insurer's petition for certiorari seeking review of the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals' ruling that a 1986 injunction issued in asbestos manufacturer Johns-Manville... Read More

The Boston Bombing: Early Thoughts On Insurance Coverage
Posted on 25 Apr 2013 by Randy J. Maniloff

In the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, the insurance industry and federal government took a hard look at insurance coverage and put many provisions in place to address any future attacks. Thankfully, all of that work collected dust for over a... Read More

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP: Insurer’s Silence Does Not Evidence Consent For Purposes of Voluntary Payments Condition
Posted on 12 Mar 2013 by Neal Gerber Eisenberg

by Andrew May In West Bend Mutual Insurance Co. v. Arbor Homes LLC , No. 12-2274 (7th Cir. Jan 8, 2013), ( enhanced version of decision available ), the Seventh Circuit reaffirmed the critical importance of obtaining an insurer's consent... Read More