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Farella Braun: Coverage for Theft of Customer Credit Card Information
Posted on 30 Oct 2012 by Tyler C. Gerking

By Tyler Gerking, Partner, Farella Braun + Martel LLP In August, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that there was coverage for first-party and third-party losses arising from the theft of customer credit card information by hackers... Read More

Webinar: ABA Forum Committee on Entertainment and Sports Industries – Insurance and Risk Allocation
Posted on 9 Sep 2012 by Pasich, Franklin, Thayer, Crosner, Holt

On October 30, the ABA Forum Committee on Entertainment and Sports Industries will present an informative webinar on Insurance and Risk Allocation in the Entertainment and Sports Industries: Hot Topics and Overlooked Issues . From film and television... Read More

McCarter & English LLP on Insurance Coverage for Greenwashing Claims: It Depends on the Packaging
Posted on 1 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By J. Wylie Donald and Stephanie Platzman-Diamant, Attorneys, McCarter & English LLP J. Wylie Donald and Stephanie Platzman-Diamant wrote a recent commentary discussing “greenwashing” . They wrote that p urveyors of goods and services... Read More

Leading Coverage Lawyers: The Most Significant Insurance Coverage Decisions Of 2013
Posted on 28 Jan 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

For the past 13 years, at around this time, I have sat down and inked a list of the ten insurance coverage decisions of the year just-completed that I believed were the most significant. There was nothing complex or scientific about the process nor authoritative... Read More

Insurance Coverage for Wage and Hour Claims
Posted on 29 May 2014 by David A. Gauntlett

By David A. Gauntlett, Principal, Gauntlett & Associates Litigation contending wage and hour law violations has escalated rapidly in recent years. Virtually every business, especially those in California, is susceptible to claims by an increasingly... Read More

McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP On A Roadmap For Determining Coverage For Construction Defect Claims In New York
Posted on 23 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Richard B. Friedman, J. Stephen Berry, and P. Michael Freed, Attorneys, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP In their commentary, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP on a Roadmap for Determining Coverage for Construction Defect Claims in New York , by Richard... Read More

"Blast Fax" TCPA Damages Covered Under CGL Policy
Posted on 22 Nov 2013 by Seth Lamden

In Standard Mutual Insurance Co, v. Lay , 2013 IL 114617 [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], the court held that damages awarded pursuant to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991, 47 U.S.C. § 227(b)(3) (the “TCPA”... Read More

Pennsylvania Superior Court Opens Door to Coverage of Faulty Workmanship Claims
Posted on 21 May 2014 by Mealeys

By Darin J. McMullen Pennsylvania policyholders can more confidently challenge insurance companies' denials of faulty workmanship claims following the Pennsylvania Superior Court's recent opinion in Indalex Inc. v. National Union Fire Ins... Read More

Construction Defects and the Space Between: Gap and Overlap In the Combined Coverage of Performance Bonds and CGL Policies for Construction Defects
Posted on 17 Jun 2014 by Mealeys

By Thomas Rush and David A. Attisani Among other harbingers of a gradually convalescing economy, construction activity is on the rise, and is projected to remain on that trajectory throughout 2014. As a consequence of such growth, there will also... Read More

Federal Court Answers The Question : “What Is A ‘Commercial General Liability Insurance’ Policy?”
Posted on 29 May 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

The issue before the Southern District of Texas in Pac-Van, Inc. v. CHS, Inc., No. 12-341 (S.D. Tex. Mar. 31, 2014) [ enhanced version available to subscribers ] -- just what is a commercial general liability insurance policy anyway -- isn’t... Read More

McCarter and English LLP on the Virginia Court’s Narrow Reading of “Proximate Cause” Allegations in a Complaint Is Contradicted by a California Court’s Reading of the Same Complaint
Posted on 6 Aug 2012 by Adam Budesheim

By Adam J. Budesheim, Associate, McCarter & English, LLP In AES Corp. v. Steadfast Insurance Co. , 725 S.E.2d 532 (Va. 2012), the Supreme Court of Virginia became the first ultimate appellate court to rule on whether general liability policies... Read More

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP: Additional Insured Entitled to Coverage Where Accident Resulted from Named Insured’s Operations
Posted on 31 Jan 2013 by Seth Lamden

By Alex Hartzler , Associate, Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP A recent Indiana appellate decision illustrates that, for the purpose of triggering "additional insured" coverage, the insurer is liable where the injury arose out of the insured's... Read More

California Court Denies Rescission of Insurance Policy
Posted on 4 May 2012 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision in Thompson v. Navigators Ins. Co ., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 60122 (S.D. Cal. Apr. 30, 2012), the United States District Court for the Southern District of California... Read More