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Oklahoma Court Addresses Time Element Pollution Exclusion and Endorsement
Posted on 1 May 2013 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision in Colony Insurance Company v. Bear Products, Inc ., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43716 (E.D. Okl. Mar. 26, 2013) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers... Read More

SNR Denton US LLP on Miller v. Safeco Insurance Co. of Am.: Insurer May Not Enforce Exclusions in Newly Issued Property Insurance Policy If Insured Not Notified of Those Exclusions Before Discovering the Loss
Posted on 5 Nov 2012 by William T. Barker

By William T. Barker, Partner, SNR Denton LLP The Millers purchased a home with severe preexisting water and mold damage which they and their home inspector failed to detect. In Miller v. Safeco Insurance Co of Am., the Seventh Circuit held that... Read More

Directors and Officers Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 26
Posted on 20 Oct 2010 by Dan A. Bailey and Timothy W. Burns

Dan A. Bailey and Timothy W. Burns This chapter begins by discussing the enormous success of directors and officers ("D&O") insurance in protecting the personal assets of directors and officers and particularly outside corporate directors... Read More

Stanford Directors And Officers Insurance Barred By Money Laundering Exclusion
Posted on 18 Oct 2010 by Jennifer Hans

HOUSTON -- (Mealey's) Insurers have proven that their policies' money laundering exclusion precludes coverage for directors and officers insureds' defense costs in underlying criminal and SEC litigation involving the alleged Stanford Ponzi... Read More

The Grim Reaper Pays Nothing: Body Lost – Suit Follows
Posted on 6 Mar 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan was asked to grant Defendant Netherlands Insurance Company's Motion for Summary Judgment. Plaintiffs filed suit for declaratory relief and sought... Read More

Traub Lieberman Insurance Law Blog: Oklahoma Court Addresses Time Element Pollution Exclusion
Posted on 1 May 2013 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision in Colony Insurance Company v. Bear Products, Inc ., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43716 (E.D. Okl. Mar. 26, 2013) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers... Read More

Directors and Officers Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 26
Posted on 20 Oct 2010 by Dan A. Bailey and Timothy W. Burns

Dan A. Bailey and Timothy W. Burns This chapter begins by discussing the enormous success of directors and officers ("D&O") insurance in protecting the personal assets of directors and officers and particularly outside corporate directors... Read More

Insurers Fighting Among Themselves Over Montrose and First Manifestation Endorsements
Posted on 9 Jun 2010 by Randy J. Maniloff

By Randy Maniloff, Partner, White and Wlliams LLP Cain Casualty Company v. Abel Accident & Indemnity Company Insurers sometimes confront accusations that they conspired to do some harm against the public or even their own policyholders. For... Read More

Stanford Directors And Officers Insurance Barred By Money Laundering Exclusion
Posted on 18 Oct 2010 by Jennifer Hans

HOUSTON -- (Mealey's) Insurers have proven that their policies' money laundering exclusion precludes coverage for directors and officers insureds' defense costs in underlying criminal and SEC litigation involving the alleged Stanford Ponzi... Read More

The Grim Reaper Pays Nothing: Body Lost – Suit Follows
Posted on 6 Mar 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan was asked to grant Defendant Netherlands Insurance Company's Motion for Summary Judgment. Plaintiffs filed suit for declaratory relief and sought... Read More