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Eastern District of California Finds Policy Covering “Hired” and “Borrowed” Automobiles Does Not Cover Automobiles Driven By the Insured’s Contractual Partners
Posted on 11 Jun 2014 by Troutman Sanders

Travelers Prop. Cas. Co. of America v. LK Transportation, Inc. , 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33660 (E.D. Cal. Mar. 13, 2014), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ]. In LK Transportation , the district court found that “hired”... Read More

An Insurer Has the Right to Choose Who and What It Will Insure – Courts Will not Strain to Create an Ambiguity Where None Exists
Posted on 1 Oct 2015 by Barry Zalma

Since insurance is nothing more than a contract between an insurer and those the insurer is willing to insure, the insurer has the unquestioned right to decide who, for what, and in what limits it is willing to insure. If the insurer and insured agree... Read More

CGL Policy with Specific “Other Insurance” Clause Ruled Excess Over Auto Policy for Claim Arising out of Automobile Accident
Posted on 3 Feb 2015 by Troutman Sanders

Employers Ins. Co. of Wausau v. Lexington Ins. Co. , 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 115747 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 19, 2014), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ] In Employers , the Central District of California found that a CGL Policy was excess... Read More