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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...

Ninth Circuit Affirms Rescission of Professional Liability Policy

In its recent decision in Tudor Ins. Co. v. Hellickson Real Estate , 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 19904 (9 th Cir. Sept. 21, 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, applying Washington law, examined whether an insurer was entitled to rescission of a professional liability policy based...