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Sued For Good Work – Expert Required to Establish Agent’s Negligence
Posted on 14 Jan 2014 by Barry Zalma

Insurance agents and brokers are insurance professionals whose actions in placing insurance require compliance with the standards of practice and skills of an insurance broker which are not necessarily matters of common knowledge. Under Pennsylvania law... Read More

$67 Million Jumbo Directors and Officers Insurance Settlement of Homebuilder Bankruptcy
Posted on 13 Jun 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

The bankruptcy context is particularly ripe for D&O claims, and it also represents a particularly difficult claims context for D&O insurers. Anyone with any doubts about just how complicated bankruptcy claims can be will want to take a look at... Read More

Blogs From the Advisory Board: Insurer Potentially Liable To Investor in Ponzi Scheme Where Insurer Ignored Known Misrepresentations by Its Insured, Investment Company
Posted on 6 May 2011 by Dan Gerber

By Daniel W. Gerber, Partner, Goldberg Segalla LLP Ivie v. Diversified Lending Group, Inc., Case No. 1:09-CV-751, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 27680 (W.D. Mich., Mar. 17, 2011) Plaintiff, Ivie, invested $2.2 million in a "guaranteed" 9% interest... Read More

SNR Denton on Is There a Right To Jury Trial in a Bad Faith Failure To Settle Case: Wood v. New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Co.
Posted on 11 Jul 2011 by William T. Barker

By William T. Barker, Partner, SNR Denton In Wood v. New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Co. the New Jersey Supreme Court, addressing a little-litigated issue, held that there is a right to jury trial in a bad faith failure to settle case. [1] This... Read More

Southern District of California Holds that Professional Liability Carrier Breached Its Duty to Defend Because the Underlying Action Alleged Both Non-Covered Professional Services and Potentially Covered Professional Services
Posted on 17 Jul 2014 by Troutman Sanders

Isaacs v. Chartis Specialty Ins. Co. , 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 44053 (S.D. Cal. Mar. 31, 2014), [ enhanced enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ]. In Isaacs , the district court held that the insurer breached its duty to defend an underlying... Read More

SNR Denton on Is There a Right To Jury Trial in a Bad Faith Failure To Settle Case: Wood v. New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Co.
Posted on 11 Jul 2011 by William T. Barker

By William T. Barker, Partner, SNR Denton In Wood v. New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Co. the New Jersey Supreme Court, addressing a little-litigated issue, held that there is a right to jury trial in a bad faith failure to settle case. [1] This... Read More