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West Virginia Court Resolves Issues Of First Impression On Insurance Coverage For Delayed Manifestation Claims
Posted on 14 Nov 2013 by Mealeys

By John T. Waldron, III and Sara N. Brown I. Introduction The last few decades of tort litigation in America have been marked primarily by a surge in filings of asbestos, silica and other delayed manifestation bodily injury and property damage claims... Read More

Courts Continue To Resist Confidentiality in Filing Arbitral Vacatur/Confirmation Proceedings; Other Rulings Lead To Confirmation of Award
Posted on 9 Dec 2011 by Cadwalader OneWorld International Practice

By Louis M. Solomon, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP Harper Ins. Ltd. v. Century Indemnity Co. , 10 Civ. 7866 (S.D.N.Y. July 2011)(NRB) (Free Download), addresses cross-petitions to vacate and confirm an arbitral award. The case addresses... Read More

New York’s Highest Court Perplexcess Insurers
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by Randy J. Maniloff

Asbestos - But More - If the decision can make it here, it can make it anywhere Randy J. Maniloff, White and Williams, LLP Come on, isn't it annoying that New York's highest court is called the Court of Appeals of New York and not the... Read More

California Supreme Court Holds That California Insurance Code Section 520 Prohibits a Carrier From Denying Coverage Based on “Consent-to-Assignment” Clauses in its Policy if the Loss Happened Prior to the Assignment
Posted on 25 Nov 2015 by Troutman Sanders

In Fluor v. Superior Court , the California Supreme Court overruled its prior decision in Henkel Corp. v. Hartford Accident & Indemnity Co. , 29 Cal. 4th 934 (2003), and held that an insurance company may not utilize a “consent-to-assignment”... 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