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State Farm’s Relentless Pursuit to Deny Coverage for TCPA Cases
Posted on 14 Jul 2014 by Neal Gerber Eisenberg

As policyholder lawyers, one can usually count on a few basic mistakes that insurers will make. First, they wrongfully deny coverage and fail to defend. They abandon their insured who is then left to its own devices to protect itself. The policyholder... Read More

Advertising Injury Coverage: Defense by Independent Counsel Dangerous
Posted on 13 Feb 2014 by Barry Zalma

In June 2006, Theodore W. Lay, d/b/a Ted Lay Real Estate Agency (Lay), faxed an advertisement in regard to the sale of a particular property to Locklear Electric, Inc. (Locklear), and others. Because the facsimile message (fax) recipients had not given... 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