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Top Case of the Week: Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Complaint Against Reinsurer
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by Dan Gerber

Arrowood Surplus Lines Ins. Co. v. Westport Ins. Corp., (2d Cir. (Conn.) October 8, 2010) Plaintiff’s predecessor, Royal Surplus Lines Insurance Company (“Royal Surplus”) entered into an agreement pursuant to which it assumed the liabilities... Read More

Second Circuit Holds No Duty to Defend Intellectual Property Claim
Posted on 26 Apr 2012 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision titled Feldman Law Group v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 7787 (2d Cir. Apr. 18, 2012) , the United States Court of Appeals for the Second... Read More

Second Circuit Holds No Duty to Defend Intellectual Property Claim
Posted on 26 Apr 2012 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision titled Feldman Law Group v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 7787 (2d Cir. Apr. 18, 2012) , the United States Court of Appeals for the Second... Read More

Top Case of the Week: Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Complaint Against Reinsurer
Posted on 21 Oct 2010 by Dan Gerber

Arrowood Surplus Lines Ins. Co. v. Westport Ins. Corp., (2d Cir. (Conn.) October 8, 2010) Plaintiff’s predecessor, Royal Surplus Lines Insurance Company (“Royal Surplus”) entered into an agreement pursuant to which it assumed the... Read More

SNR Denton on In re County of Erie: Second Circuit Adopts Narrow Rule on At-Issue Waiver of Attorney-Client Privilege
Posted on 20 Feb 2009 by William T. Barker and Ronald D. Kent

Attorney-client privilege plays a particularly important role in insurance bad faith cases. Those with bad faith claims against insurers commonly view the insurer’s communications with its lawyers and the lawyers’ work product as valuable... Read More