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Trespass Can Never be an Accident

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant Insurance Is Insurance is a contract where a person (the insurer) agrees to indemnify another (the insured) against certain defined risks of loss, damage, or liability arising from a contingent or unknown event. Intentional acts can never be "contingent"...

Third Circuit Court of Appeals Addresses Reformation of Insurance Policy

By Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In Illinois National Ins. Co. v. Wyndham Worldwide Operations, 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 15894 (3d Cir. Aug. 3, 2011) , the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit had occasion to consider whether the doctrine of mutual...