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McCarter & English LLP on Pennsylvania Supreme Court Joins Growing Ranks Of Courts In American And Foreign Insurance Company v. Jerry’s Sport Center, Inc. By Holding Insurer Is Not Entitled To Reimbursement Of Defense Costs Where Policy Does Not Includ

By Joann M. Lytle, Nicholas M. Insua, and Anne E. Matthews, McCarter & English, LLP In American and Foreign Insurance Co. v. Jerry’s Sport Center, Inc. , No. 88 MAP 2008, 2010 Pa. LEXIS 1803 (Pa. Aug. 17, 2010), the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania refuted the reasoning under which some...

The Continuing Debate Over an Insurer's "Right" to Reimbursement: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Weighs in Against Reimbursement in a Newly-Decided Case

By Sherilyn Pastor and Alissa Pyrich, Attorneys, McCarter & English, LLP Insurance companies often provide or pay for the defense of a insured before questions of coverage under the policy are resolved. In some instances, this practice results in an insurer's paying for the defense of claims...