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CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – September 27, 2010
Posted on 29 Oct 2010 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases below. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Actions and Proceedings Bayle v. Allstate Insurance Co. 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 16635... Read More

Revisiting the Three Rs: Risks, Rewards, and Rescission
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by Mary McCutcheon and Amanda Hairston

By Mary McCutcheon and Amanda Hairston, Attorneys, Farella Braun + Martel LLP In their article appearing in the May/June 2011 issue of Coverage , "Revisiting the Three Rs: Risks, Rewards, and Rescission," Mary McCutcheon and Amanda Hairston... Read More

Mandatory Provisions—Not in My State—McCarran-Ferguson, the FAA, and Reverse Preemption
Posted on 27 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By John E. James and Michael B. Rush, Attorneys, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP In their article appearing in the May/June 2011 issue of Coverage , "Mandatory Provisions-Not in My State-McCarran-Ferguson, the FAA, and Reverse Preemption,"... Read More

Mandatory Provisions—Not in My State—McCarran-Ferguson, the FAA, and Reverse Preemption
Posted on 27 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By John E. James and Michael B. Rush, Attorneys, Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP In their article appearing in the May/June 2011 issue of Coverage , "Mandatory Provisions-Not in My State-McCarran-Ferguson, the FAA, and Reverse Preemption... Read More

Revisiting the Three Rs: Risks, Rewards, and Rescission
Posted on 22 Jun 2011 by Mary McCutcheon and Amanda Hairston

By Mary McCutcheon and Amanda Hairston, Attorneys, Farella Braun + Martel LLP In their article appearing in the May/June 2011 issue of Coverage , "Revisiting the Three Rs: Risks, Rewards, and Rescission," Mary McCutcheon and Amanda Hairston... Read More

Appleman on Insurance
Posted on 21 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

Appleman on Insurance is recognized as the most authoritative, comprehensive and up-to-date reference in the field of insurance law. It covers all aspects of insurance law, including: contract formation; rights and duties under the insurance policy; duties... Read More

Conditions and Insured's Duties – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 20
Posted on 11 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Franklin D. Cordell, P artner, Gordon Tilden Thomas & Cordell LLP All insurance policies impose certain duties on the insured. In some instances, state law - the common law, state statutes and regulations, or both - supplement those duties. In... Read More

Allocation of Coverage - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 22
Posted on 11 Aug 2010 by Laura A. Foggan

By Laura A. Foggan, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP This chapter opens with a discussion of how to determine whether allocation is required and an explanation of key circumstances where concurrent or successive insurance policies may be implicated by insurance... Read More

Allocation of Coverage - New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 22
Posted on 11 Aug 2010 by Laura A. Foggan

By Laura A. Foggan, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP This chapter opens with a discussion of how to determine whether allocation is required and an explanation of key circumstances where concurrent or successive insurance policies may be implicated by insurance... Read More

Conditions and Insured's Duties – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 20
Posted on 11 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Franklin D. Cordell, P artner, Gordon Tilden Thomas & Cordell LLP All insurance policies impose certain duties on the insured. In some instances, state law - the common law, state statutes and regulations, or both - supplement those duties.... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – September 27, 2010
Posted on 29 Oct 2010 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases below. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Actions and Proceedings Bayle v. Allstate Insurance Co. 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 16635... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – June 3, 2010
Posted on 19 Jun 2010 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Additional Insureds James McHugh Constr. Co. v. Zurich Am. Ins. Co. 2010 Ill. App. LEXIS 318 [ lexis.com / lexisONE ] (Ill. Ct. of App., April 13, 2010) Employee Exclusion Applies to Additional Insured A general contractor sought additional insured... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – April 28, 2010
Posted on 11 May 2010 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Actions and Proceedings Owners Ins. Co. v. Westfield Ins. Co. 2010 Ohio App. LEXIS 1252 [ lexis.com / lexisONE ] (Oh. Ct. App., April 5, 2010) Motion to Dismiss Granted Based on Forum Non Conveniens An Ohio coverage dispute arose from a personal injury... Read More

New York Seeks Comments On Discretionary Clause Draft
Posted on 28 Apr 2010 by Allison Bell

By Allison Bell, SENIOR EDITOR/WEB EDITOR, National Underwriter Life & Health. Empire State regulators have posted a version of a proposed regulation that would prohibit annuity issuers and life and health insurers in the state from using contracts... Read More

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – March 26, 2010
Posted on 20 Apr 2010 by Daniel W. Gerber and Sarah J. Delaney

Focus Case: Policy Conditions By Sarah J. Delaney Arkansas Reaffirms Its Status as a No-Prejudice State Fireman's Fund Insurance Company v. Care Management, Inc. 2010 Ark. 110 [ lexis.com / lexisONE ] (March 4, 2010) The Supreme Court of Arkansas... Read More