An insurer that breached its duty to defend may not later
rely on policy exclusions to escape its duty to indemnify the insured for a
judgment against him, according to a June 11, 2013 decision from the New York
Court of Appeals. The Court of Appeals opinion can be found here .
A legal malpractice...
An insured's guilty plea to criminal charges relieved his
professional liability insurer of its duty under the policy to defend him
against related civil claims, according to a June 18, 2013 Order by Southern
District of Florida Judge Daniel Hurley. Judge Hurley's decision is interesting
In an unusual development in a closely watched case, K2 Investment Group, LLC v. American Guarantee & Liability Ins. Co. , the New York Court of Appeals has reversed its own June 2013 ruling in the case in which it held that a legal malpractice insurer that breached its duty to defend is barred from...