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SNR Denton on Cargill, Inc. v. Ace American Insurance Co.: Contribution Among Insurers on Defense Costs

By William T. Barker, Robert C. Johnson & M. Keith Moskowitz, Partners, SNR Denton Minnesota formerly adhered to a minority rule that an insurer that has performed its own duty to defend an insured has no right to contribution from other insurers who were equally obligated to defend that insured...

Pennsylvania Federal Court Gives Policyholders An Enhanced TSA Pat-Down

Eastern District Recognizes Insurer’s Right of Reimbursement of Settlement Payments By Randy Maniloff, Partner, White and Williams LLP We’ve all been there. An insurer is defending its insured in an action under a reservation of rights on account of a potential coverage defense. An...

Nevada Court Denies Insured’s Demand for Refund of Advance Premium

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision Crestdale Associates, Inc. v. Everest Indemnity Ins. Co., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 84380 (D. Nev. Aug. 1, 2011) , the United States District Court for the District of Nevada addressed the issue of whether an...