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California Court Considers Reimbursement of Legal Fees Under D&O Policy
Posted on 21 Oct 2015 by Brian Margolies

In its recent decision in Clark v. Travelers Cas. Ins. Co. of America, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 114877 {subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ] (C.D. Cal.), the United States District Court for the Central... Read More

California Court Holds Insurer Entitled to Reimbursement of Defense Costs
Posted on 17 Dec 2013 by Brian Margolies

In its recent decision in Great Am. Ins. Co. v. Chang , 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 159197 (N.D. Cal. Nov. 6, 2013) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the United States District Court for the Northern District of California had occasion... Read More

California Supreme Court Allows Insurer to Seek Reimbursement of Excessive Legal Fees Directly from Cumis Counsel Under Narrow Facts of Case
Posted on 10 Sep 2015 by Troutman Sanders

By Monique M. Fuentes and Michael McCarthy Hartford Casualty Ins. Co. v. J.R. Marketing, L.L.C. , California Supreme Court Case No. S211645 (Filed August 10, 2015), [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance... Read More

New York Court Says N-O To Reimbursement Of Defense Costs: Most Extensive N.Y. Case To Address The Issue
Posted on 5 Mar 2015 by Randy J. Maniloff

I’ve been saying for years that reimbursement of defense costs can be an overrated issue. It is the CATS of coverage issues. First, many states – especially lately -- have rejected an insurer’s right to seek reimbursement of defense... Read More

Jungleland: New Jersey and the Duty to Defend
Posted on 11 Aug 2011 by Randy J. Maniloff

Big Man ‐ ifesto From The Supreme Court Applying A Broad Duty to Defend Randy J. Maniloff, White and Williams, LLP "There's an old joke - um... two elderly women are at a Catskill mountain resort, and one of 'em says, 'Boy, the... Read More

Jungleland: New Jersey and the Duty to Defend
Posted on 11 Aug 2011 by Randy J. Maniloff

Big Man ‐ ifesto From The Supreme Court Applying A Broad Duty to Defend Randy J. Maniloff, White and Williams, LLP "There's an old joke - um... two elderly women are at a Catskill mountain resort, and one of 'em says, 'Boy... Read More