From the insurance coverage disputes arising from the
Chinese drywall litigation came a ruling by Judge Rebecca Beach Smith of the
U.S. District Court in Norfolk, Va. recognizing that remediation costs are not
covered absent a legal obligation but, for now, declining to rule on the issue
Michael Ryan of Krupnick Campbell Malone Buser Slama
Hancock Liberman & McKee spoke on remediation protocols during HB
Litigation Conferences' recent conference on Chinese drywall litigation and
insurance coverage. Ryan represents
plaintiffs in this complex litigation and once again delivered...
The New Jersey Department of Banking & Insurance just issued a significant new Hurricane Sandy-related order that will affect nearly all insurers doing business in the State of New Jersey. It requires insurers to participate in a mediation program at the request of the insureds. In a new bulletin...
By Randy J. Maniloff, White and Williams, LLP
In the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks, there was intense political pressure on the insurance industry not to invoke the "war risk" exclusion contained in any responsible party's liability policy.
The message to the...