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Ammonia Spill Constitutes "Direct Physical Loss or Damage" Under Property Insurance Policy, US District Court in NJ Finds
Posted on 2 Dec 2014 by Anderson Kill

What constitutes "direct physical loss or damage" under a property insurance policy? Granting partial summary judgment to Newark, NJ-based Gregory Packaging in an insurance coverage dispute with Travelers, a U.S. District Court in the District... Read More

Ninth Circuit Holds Known Loss Language Inapplicable
Posted on 11 Aug 2015 by Brian Margolies

In Kaady v. Mid-Continent Casualty Company , 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 10754 (9th Cir. June 25, 2015), [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, applying... Read More

Does a D&O Policy That Expressly Covers Antitrust Claims Exclude Antitrust Damages?
Posted on 3 Apr 2014 by Seth Lamden

By Seth Lamden According to the court in William Beaumont Hospital v. Federal Insurance Co ., No. 13–1468 (6th Cir. Jan. 16, 2014) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the answer is "no." The court in that case... Read More

The Causation Question in Property Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 44
Posted on 19 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Marc J. Shrake, Attorney Section 44.01 provides a framework for analyzing causation questions in property insurance policies. It acknowledges the brain-twisting nature of "causation" throughout history, encompassing not only philosophy... Read More

The Causation Question in Property Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 44
Posted on 19 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Marc J. Shrake, Attorney Section 44.01 provides a framework for analyzing causation questions in property insurance policies. It acknowledges the brain-twisting nature of "causation" throughout history, encompassing not only philosophy... Read More