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California Court Considers Intentional Acts Exclusion in Homeowners Policy
Posted on 22 Jun 2015 by Brian Margolies

In Albert v. Mid-Century Insurance Company , 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 431 (April 28, 2015, status changed from published to unpublished May 20, 2015), [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], the California Court of Appeal had occasion to... Read More

Insurer Owes Duty to Defend Claim of Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress, Says the Idaho Federal District Court
Posted on 10 Nov 2014 by Bullivant Houser Bailey PC

By Matthew E. Hedberg In Harn v. Scottsdale Ins. Co. , No. 12-00633, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 132954 (D. Idaho 2014) , the U.S. District Court of Idaho issued a decision that an insurer owed a duty to defend its insured in a lawsuit alleging the insured... Read More

Killing Two Is Not an Accident – Three Shots at Head Not an Occurrence
Posted on 4 Nov 2014 by Barry Zalma

After State Farm intervened in a wrongful death action the trial court granted the insurer summary judgment and found State Farm owed neither defense nor indemnity to a person who was convicted of negligently killing two people by firing three shots at... Read More

A-L-I Opener: More On Chapter 3 Of The ALI Principles
Posted on 20 Aug 2014 by Randy J. Maniloff

In the last issue of Coverage Opinions I took a brief look at what’s up next for the American Law Institute’s “Principles of the Law of Liability Insurance” Project: Chapter 3. In particular I discussed the Principles’s proposed... Read More