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Dennis Cusack
Autonomous Vehicles – Where in the (Insurance) World Will They Go?

By Dennis Cusack and David Smith Self-driving cars are coming. In fact, Tesla Model S owners woke up on the morning of October 15, 2015 to discover that a software download to the cars has made them capable of steering and changing lanes at high speed...

John Green
Insurer Must Still Defend Even if Covered Claims Are Dismissed

We encounter the following scenario from time to time: The defense counsel just scored a big victory, knocking out a key cause of action. The only problem is—the carrier now says that claim was the only covered cause of action, and since that claim...

Randy J. Maniloff
Very Significant Duty To Defend Case: If You Read Only One Article In This Issue Of Coverage Opinions….

If you read only one article in this issue of Coverage Opinions, make it the one about my webinar – “The Definitive Reservation of Rights Checklist: 50 Things That Every ROR Needs.” If you read two, make this one the other. There...

Randy J. Maniloff
Bridge Of Spies: Tom Hanks As James B. Donovan - The Most Interesting Coverage Lawyer In the World

Donovan's Children Share With Me Memories Of Their Father And Seeing His Life On The Biggest Screen In The World “I’m an insurance lawyer.” The first time I heard it, it didn’t really register. The television was on in the...

John Green
Farella Braun + Martel LLP: Claims For Defective Solar Panels Could Be Covered By General Liability Insurance

Several solar panel manufacturers and their distributors have been sued in class actions alleging that certain models of panels are defective and need to be replaced. Class actions can be very expensive to defend, and the ultimate liability can also be...

John Green
Insurance May Cover Call Recording Class Actions

Companies often monitor or record conversations between their employees and customers for training or quality control purposes. You’ve probably heard messages to this effect yourself. These announcements are meant to satisfy laws that prohibit monitoring...