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Exclusions Got You Down? Consider Coverage for Ensuing Losses
Posted on 16 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Tred R. Eyerly, Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert In his article “ Exclusions Got You Down? Consider Coverage for Ensuing Losses ” appearing in the January/February 2011 issue of Coverage, Tred R. Eyerly of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert... Read More

Missouri Federal Court Holds Pollution Exclusion Inapplicable to Exposure to Fumes
Posted on 4 Feb 2013 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision in United Fire & Casualty Co. v. Titan Contractors Service, Inc ., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10716 (E.D. Mo. Jan. 28, 2013), the United States District... Read More

Chapter 15 General Liability Insurance in New Appleman New York Insurance Law, Second Edition
Posted on 21 May 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

One of the 54 chapters in the second edition of New Appleman New York Insurance Law released in December of 2009 is "General Liability Insurance" by Robert Goodman and Steve Vaccaro of Debevoise and Plimpton LLP. The chapter covers the basic... Read More

Duty to Indemnify – Personal and Advertising Injury– New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 19
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by Sherilyn Pastor

By Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English, LLP As a consequence of competition, companies increasingly face business tort claims such as misappropriation of trade secrets, false advertisement, patent or copyright infringement, disparagement... Read More

Duty to Indemnify – Personal and Advertising Injury– New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 19
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by Sherilyn Pastor

By Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English, LLP As a consequence of competition, companies increasingly face business tort claims such as misappropriation of trade secrets, false advertisement, patent or copyright infringement, disparagement... Read More

White Paper: Insurance Coverage for Products Liability Claims Arising from Airline Disasters
Posted on 27 May 2010 by Selena Linde

By Selena Linde, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP Numerous lawsuits have been filed related to Air France Flight 447, which crashed in June 2009 en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, leaving 228 people dead. A number of wrongful death lawsuits have been... Read More

A Primer for Managing Risks
Posted on 6 Feb 2012 by Verne Pedro

(Lexis.com subscribers may access the cases below by clicking on the links) By Verne A. Pedro, Special Counsel, Goldberg Segalla LLP Injured visitors, faulty construction, mold, critters, fire, natural disasters-businesses face substantial risks... Read More

Duty to Indemnify – Personal and Advertising Injury– New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 19
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by Sherilyn Pastor

By Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English, LLP As a consequence of competition, companies increasingly face business tort claims such as misappropriation of trade secrets, false advertisement, patent or copyright infringement, disparagement... Read More

Exclusions Got You Down? Consider Coverage for Ensuing Losses
Posted on 16 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Tred R. Eyerly, Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert In his article “ Exclusions Got You Down? Consider Coverage for Ensuing Losses ” appearing in the January/February 2011 issue of Coverage, Tred R. Eyerly of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert... Read More

McCarter & English, LLP on NGM Insurance Co., et al. v. Carolina's Power Wash & Painting LLC, et al. and the Absolute Pollution Exclusion
Posted on 28 Jul 2010 by Louis A. Chiafullo

By Louis A. Chiafullo, Partner, McCarter & English, LLP In a recent decision from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, the “absolute pollution exclusion” upon which insurers often rely to deny coverage... Read More

J. Wylie Donald and Jocelyn G. Hill of McCarter & English LLP on Covering the Green Roof -- With Insurance
Posted on 10 Sep 2009 by J. Wylie Donald and Jocelyn G. Hill

The City of Toronto just passed North America’s first ordinance mandating the installation of a green roof on new construction commercial and industrial buildings greater than a certain square footage. Green roofs are sprouting in numerous other... Read More

Wystan M. Ackerman and Seth A. Schmeeckle on “Handling the Flood of Coverage Litigation: Lessons Learned from Katrina”
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by Wystan M. Ackerman and Seth A. Schmeeckle

By Wystan M. Ackerman and Seth A. Schmeeckle In their article, “Handling the Flood of Coverage Litigation: Lessons Learned from Katrina,” Wystan M. Ackerman and Seth A. Schmeeckle examine a number of insurance coverage cases that arose... Read More

White Paper: Insurance Coverage for Products Liability Claims Arising from Airline Disasters
Posted on 27 May 2010 by Selena Linde

By Selena Linde, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP Numerous lawsuits have been filed related to Air France Flight 447, which crashed in June 2009 en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, leaving 228 people dead. A number of wrongful death lawsuits have been... Read More

Chapter 15 General Liability Insurance in New Appleman New York Insurance Law, Second Edition
Posted on 21 May 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

One of the 54 chapters in the second edition of New Appleman New York Insurance Law released in December of 2009 is "General Liability Insurance" by Robert Goodman and Steve Vaccaro of Debevoise and Plimpton LLP. The chapter covers the... Read More

California Insureds Should Question the “Conventional Wisdom” Regarding Coverage for Wage and Hour Class Actions
Posted on 24 Jun 2010 by Erica Villanueva

By Erica Villanueva, Associate, Farella Braun + Martel Employment Practices Liability ("EPL") insurers have been aggressive in denying coverage for "wage and hour" class actions filed in California and elsewhere. Indeed, insureds... Read More