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White Paper: Insurance Coverage for Products Liability Claims Arising from Airline Disasters

By Selena Linde, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP Numerous lawsuits have been filed related to Air France Flight 447, which crashed in June 2009 en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, leaving 228 people dead. A number of wrongful death lawsuits have been filed that allege product liability claims against...

White Paper: Insurance Coverage for Products Liability Claims Arising from Airline Disasters

By Selena Linde, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP Numerous lawsuits have been filed related to Air France Flight 447, which crashed in June 2009 en route from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, leaving 228 people dead. A number of wrongful death lawsuits have been filed that allege product liability claims against...

Top CA Case of Week: Sprinkles v. Associated Indemnity Corporation

By Donielle Colich , Associate, Barger & Wolen, LLP The California Court of Appeal recently held that an insurer properly denied coverage and had no duty to defend its insured where the policy unambiguously excluded coverage for claims arising from the operation of a motor vehicle by an insured...

Environmental Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 27

By Robyn L. Anderson, Kimberly K. Winter, Jessica E. Merrigan, and Carly D. Duvall, Lathrop & Gage LLP With climate change, weather-related catastrophes, energy shortfalls, and a historically large oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, it is no surprise that businesses and individuals are rapidly...

Construction Defects and the Space Between: Gap and Overlap In the Combined Coverage of Performance Bonds and CGL Policies for Construction Defects

By Thomas Rush and David A. Attisani Among other harbingers of a gradually convalescing economy, construction activity is on the rise, and is projected to remain on that trajectory throughout 2014. As a consequence of such growth, there will also be an increase in construction-related loss and...

New York Court Holds Parking Lot Exclusion Inapplicable

In its recent decision in Lancer Indem. Co. v JKH Realty Group, LLC, 2015 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 3293 (N.Y. 2d Dep’t Apr. 22, 2015), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the New York Appellate Division, Second Department, had occasion to consider the application of a parking lot...

Florida Court Addresses Products-Completed Operations Hazard

In its recent decision in Atlantic Cas. Ins. Co. v. LTA Distributor, LLC , 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 70462 (S.D. Fla. June 1, 2015), [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida had occasion to consider the application of a...