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Environmental Coverage Summary: 2013 – Environmental Cases Addressing Other Significant Issues
Posted on 3 Mar 2014 by Mealeys

Other cases decided in 2013 addressed certain issues that were typical of environmental coverage actions past, present and future. These issues include choice of law, what constitutes an "occurrence," the number of occurrences, and what constitutes... Read More

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP: Comparing Illinois versus California Bad Faith Law
Posted on 1 Nov 2012 by Neal Gerber Eisenberg

By Jill Berkeley, Partner, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP As policyholder counsel in Illinois, we often must explain to our colleagues in California why there is no "bad faith" cottage industry among the Illinois bar. Taking the words... Read More

Pillsbury Winthrop: Parties' Choice of Seat of Arbitration Key Factor in Choice of Law Decision
Posted on 12 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Laura Thomson , Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman English Court of Appeal dismisses appeal, upholding injunction of coverage dispute in Brazilian courts because arbitration clause specifying London as the seat of arbitration trumps the policy's... Read More

When is a Policy of Insurance Made? Acceptance of Offer Effects Insurance
Posted on 22 Sep 2015 by Barry Zalma

Insurance, like every other contract, is formed when there is an offer made, that offer is accepted, and consideration (payment or a promise to pay premium) is given. In a diversity action, a federal court must apply the choice-of-law rules of the... Read More

Pennsylvania Court Holds Pollution Exclusion Applies to Pig Farm Odor Claim
Posted on 11 Apr 2012 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision in Travelers Property Casualty Company of America v. Chubb Custom Insurance Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 44756 (E.D. Pa. Mar. 30, 2012), the United States District... Read More

The Reinsurance Contract – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 72
Posted on 6 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Keith A. Dotseth, Michael J. Steinlage, David C. Linder and Melissa M. Weldon, Partners, Larson • King, LLP Chapter 72 discusses basic principles related to the formation and terms of reinsurance contracts. The chapter begins by considering... Read More

Pillsbury Winthrop: Parties' Choice of Seat of Arbitration Key Factor in Choice of Law Decision
Posted on 12 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Laura Thomson , Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman English Court of Appeal dismisses appeal, upholding injunction of coverage dispute in Brazilian courts because arbitration clause specifying London as the seat of arbitration trumps the policy's... Read More

Pennsylvania Court Holds Pollution Exclusion Applies to Pig Farm Odor Claim
Posted on 11 Apr 2012 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision in Travelers Property Casualty Company of America v. Chubb Custom Insurance Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 44756 (E.D. Pa. Mar. 30, 2012), the United States District... Read More

The Reinsurance Contract – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 72
Posted on 6 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Keith A. Dotseth, Michael J. Steinlage, David C. Linder and Melissa M. Weldon, Partners, Larson • King, LLP Chapter 72 discusses basic principles related to the formation and terms of reinsurance contracts. The chapter begins by considering... Read More

Appleman on Insurance
Posted on 21 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Appleman on Insurance is recognized as the most authoritative, comprehensive and up-to-date reference in the field of insurance law. It covers all aspects of insurance law, including: contract formation; rights and duties under the insurance policy; duties... Read More