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Perkins Coie LLP on It Is Time for Insurers to Get Off the Fence: New York Courts Reject Blanket Reservations

By Vivek Chopra, partner, and Laura Basford, associate , Perkins Coie LLP This commentary discusses an apparent shift in New York law limiting the effectiveness of an insurance company's blanket reservation of rights letter when it is aware of a rescission-based defense to coverage. The New York...

SNR Denton LLP on Hoover v. Maxum Indemnity Co.: Georgia Supreme Court Seems To Hold That Liability Insurance Disclaimer on One Ground Forfeits Other Grounds

By Ronald D. Kent, Partner, SNR Denton In Hoover v. Maxum Indemnity Co., the Georgia Supreme Court held that a liability insurance coverage disclaimer could not reserve a right to assert additional grounds later. If taken literally, this apparently places Georgia in a small minority of jurisdictions...