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California Adopts "All-Sums-With-Stacking" Doctrine for Continuous and Progressive Property Damage Liability Claims
Posted on 14 Sep 2012 by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

By Andrew B. Downs , William J. Rusteen , Attorneys, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC Last month, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling in State of California v. Continental Insurance Company , 55 Cal. 4th 186 (Aug. 9, 2012). The court... Read More

Nevada Supreme Court Rejects Use of Constructive Notice for Claims Made and Reported Policy
Posted on 20 Aug 2012 by Andrew B. Downs

By Andrew B. Downs, Shareholder, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC Court enforces plain language of Professional Liability Policy issued to Dentist In a well-reasoned and lucid opinion, the Nevada Supreme Court held a professional liability insurer's... Read More

Ensuing Loss Provisions, Efficient Proximate Cause Rule, and Definition of Collapse Addressed by WA Supreme Court
Posted on 19 Jun 2012 by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

By Jerret E. Sale , Daniel R. Bentson On May 17, 2012, the Washington Supreme Court issued two new opinions addressing "ensuing loss" provisions (also known as "resulting loss" provisions), the "efficient proximate cause"... Read More

Bullivant Houser Bailey: California Court Rejects Declination Regardless of Insured's Breach of Proof of Loss and Notice Requirements
Posted on 29 Nov 2012 by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

By Jess B. Millikan , Shareholder, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC Once again, insurers are reminded that California courts may not enforce clear and plain language in their contracts. While California courts frequently recognize that insurance policies... Read More

California Adopts "All-Sums-With-Stacking" Doctrine for Continuous and Progressive Property Damage Liability Claims
Posted on 14 Sep 2012 by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

By Andrew B. Downs , William J. Rusteen , Attorneys, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC Last month, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited ruling in State of California v. Continental Insurance Company , 55 Cal. 4th 186 (Aug. 9, 2012). The... Read More

Nevada Supreme Court Rejects Use of Constructive Notice for Claims Made and Reported Policy
Posted on 20 Aug 2012 by Andrew B. Downs

By Andrew B. Downs, Shareholder, Bullivant Houser Bailey PC Court enforces plain language of Professional Liability Policy issued to Dentist In a well-reasoned and lucid opinion, the Nevada Supreme Court held a professional liability insurer's... Read More

Ensuing Loss Provisions, Efficient Proximate Cause Rule, and Definition of Collapse Addressed by WA Supreme Court
Posted on 19 Jun 2012 by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

By Jerret E. Sale , Daniel R. Bentson On May 17, 2012, the Washington Supreme Court issued two new opinions addressing "ensuing loss" provisions (also known as "resulting loss" provisions), the "efficient proximate cause"... Read More