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Bad Deal Worse Than No Deal: Don’t Jump Out of a Perfectly Good Airplane

People severely injured believe that the only possible recourse is the insurance available to the tortfeasor. The injured party, if the insurer refuses to cover the tortfeasor, will enter into an agreement with the tortfeasor as to a judgment that they promised to only collect from the insurer and, by...

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9th Circuit Holds No Coverage for DVT Under Employee Death Benefit Policy

In Williams v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, PA , 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 11642 (9 th Cir. July 7, 2015), [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, applying California law, had the opportunity to consider...