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Reed Smith LLP on Replacement Cost Policies and the Dangers When an Insurance Company Refuses to Pay Actual Cash Value
Posted on 17 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

In this Emerging Issues commentary, Jay M. Levin and Jennifer D. Katz, members of the Insurance Recovery Group of Reed Smith LLP, discuss the differing positions courts have taken with replacement cost property insurance policies and the pre-condition... Read More

Reed Smith LLP on Avoiding Disproportionate Forfeiture of Insurance Coverage Through Doctrines of Waiver, Estoppel, Mend the Hold, Prejudice, and Good Faith and Fair Dealing
Posted on 5 Oct 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Timothy P. Law and Lisa A. Szymanski, Attorneys, Reed Smith LLP This article discusses various doctrines applied by courts to avoid the technical forfeiture of insurance coverage. These doctrines include waiver, estoppel, "mend the hold... Read More

Reed Smith LLP on Developments and New Directions in Coverage for Claims Related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Posted on 13 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By John S. Vishneski, III and Robert Deegan, Attorneys, Reed Smith LLP The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (the "TCPA"), 47 U.S.C. § 227, et seq . , protects consumers from unwanted calls, faxes, and text messages. This commentary... Read More

Reed Smith on The Insurance Company’s Settlement of Tort Claims: An Analysis of In Re East 51st St. Crane Collapse Litigation
Posted on 12 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By John Berringer and Jennifer Katz, Reed Smith LLP In In Re East 51st St. Crane Collapse Litigation , the New York Supreme Court permitted the primary insurance company to enter into a settlement which clearly was not “in the best interests... Read More