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McCarter & English LLP on Travelers Property Cas. Co. of Am. v. Mericle and Colony Ins. Co. v. Mid-Atlantic Youth Services Corp., Third Circuit Affirms Lack of Coverage for Pair of Judicial Kickback Cases

By Anne Matthews, Associate, McCarter & English, LLP Robert Mericle and Mericle Construction Company (collectively, "Mericle") along with Robert Powell and Mid-Atlantic Youth Services Corporation (collectively, "MAYS") were each sued in connection with a kickback scheme wherein...

Appeals Court: You Can Knock Your Wife’s Lover Unconscious At A Urinal And Get Coverage

Back in the January 8th issue of Coverage Opinions I mentioned a coverage case involving two guys fighting at a urinal in a bar. Mercury Casualty Co. v. Noll (Cal. Ct. App. Sept. 26, 2013) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ]. Well here’s another recent one in the urinal fighting...

Insurer Held Not Liable for Losses Arising from the Insureds’ Alleged Ponzi Scheme Because Coverage Was Precluded By California Insurance Code Section 533

Dillon v. Continental Casualty Co. , 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41709 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 26, 2014), [ enhanced enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ]. In Dillon , the district court held that Insurance Code Section 533 (“Section 533”) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers...