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Mississippi Court Holds Defense Costs Outside of Limits
Posted on 2 Nov 2015 by Brian Margolies

In its recent decision in Federal Ins. Co. v. Singing River Health System , 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 134814 (S.D. Miss. October 2, 2015), [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: | Lexis Advance ], the United States District... Read More

Pennsylvania Federal Court Gives Policyholders An Enhanced TSA Pat-Down
Posted on 23 Dec 2010 by Randy J. Maniloff

Eastern District Recognizes Insurer’s Right of Reimbursement of Settlement Payments By Randy Maniloff, Partner, White and Williams LLP We’ve all been there. An insurer is defending its insured in an action under a reservation of rights... Read More

California Court Holds Insurer Entitled to Reimbursement of Defense Costs
Posted on 17 Dec 2013 by Brian Margolies

In its recent decision in Great Am. Ins. Co. v. Chang , 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 159197 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 6, 2013) [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], the United States District Court for the Northern District of California had occasion... Read More

Washington Court of Appeals Clarifies an Insurer's Subrogation Rights
Posted on 9 Oct 2013 by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

By Daniel R. Bentson , Jerret E. Sale The Washington Court of Appeals recently clarified that primary insurers cannot sue other primary insurers on equitable subrogation grounds to recover extra-contractual damages or reasonable attorney fees. Trinity... Read More

The June 2011 Release of New Appleman New York Insurance Law is Now Available on
Posted on 28 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

The newest release of New Appleman New York Insurance Law is available on as of June 23, 2011. The release contains updates to reflect recent case law and interpretations issued by the Department of Insurance and the Office of General Counsel... Read More

Underwriting Is a Risk Taking Exercise – Car Crusher Not a Trailer
Posted on 26 Nov 2013 by Barry Zalma

An insurance company is entitled to determine for itself what risks it will accept, and therefore to know all the facts relative to the condition of the applicant’s property. It has the unquestioned right to select those whom it will insure and... Read More