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An Insurer’s Defense Under One Policy Does Not Excuse Its Breach Under Another

By Tyler C. Gerking, Partner, Farella Braun + Martel LLP Does an insurer’s defense of its insured under one policy excuse its breach of the duty to defend under another? A California Court of Appeal recently concluded: Not if the insured is potentially liable for an amount in excess of the policy...

Big Burd: New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Rare Duty to Defend Decision

By Randy Maniloff, Partner, White and Williams LLP Garden State Maintains its Duty to Depend Standard. What do New Jersey’s duty to defend and favorite son have in common? They both did it their way. * * * New Jersey’s duty to defend is unique. That’s for...