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A Primer for Managing Risks
Posted on 6 Feb 2012 by Verne Pedro

(Lexis.com subscribers may access the cases below by clicking on the links) By Verne A. Pedro, Special Counsel, Goldberg Segalla LLP Injured visitors, faulty construction, mold, critters, fire, natural disasters-businesses face substantial risks... Read More

No Surprise – Raw Sewage Is A Pollutant
Posted on 4 Apr 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant The Colorado Court of Appeal was called upon to determine whether an "absolute pollution" exclusion (APE) applied to a suit for bodily injuries exposed to raw sewage. Plaintiffs, Shadi Figuli, Joshua... Read More

Illinois Court Addresses Liquor Liability Exclusion
Posted on 23 Jan 2012 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision in Netherlands Insurance Co. v. Phusion Projects, Inc., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5222 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 17, 2012) , the United States District Court for the Northern... Read More

A Primer for Managing Risks
Posted on 6 Feb 2012 by Verne Pedro

(Lexis.com subscribers may access the cases below by clicking on the links) By Verne A. Pedro, Special Counsel, Goldberg Segalla LLP Injured visitors, faulty construction, mold, critters, fire, natural disasters-businesses face substantial... Read More

No Surprise – Raw Sewage Is A Pollutant
Posted on 4 Apr 2012 by Barry Zalma

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant The Colorado Court of Appeal was called upon to determine whether an "absolute pollution" exclusion (APE) applied to a suit for bodily injuries exposed to raw sewage. Plaintiffs, Shadi Figuli, Joshua... Read More

Illinois Court Addresses Liquor Liability Exclusion
Posted on 23 Jan 2012 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision in Netherlands Insurance Co. v. Phusion Projects, Inc., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5222 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 17, 2012) , the United States District Court for the... Read More

Appeals Court Rules Umbrella Carrier Must Defend Insured
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by Amanda Hairston

By Amanda Hairston, Associate, Farella Braun + Martel In what appears to be the first published California decision on the issue, the Second District Court of Appeal recently held that a carrier must defend its insured when the claim may not be... Read More