The Connecticut Supreme Court recently joined a growing number of state high courts to rule that faulty workmanship on a construction project can be covered by commercial general liability insurance policies.
The Supreme Court of Connecticut recently issued an opinion holding that an insurer’s bad faith conduct in the investigation of a third-party liability insurance claim does not provide a basis for recovery under Connecticut law.
The New York State Department of Financial Services recently issued inquiry letters, pursuant to its authority under Section 308 of the New York Insurance Code, to 31 of New York's largest life, health and general liability insurance companies.
A discussion on the importance of the Wolters ruling.
Confidentiality of insurerreinsurer communications cannot be taken for granted in light of the aggressive document discovery process featured in commercial litigation.
In the recent case of "Tiara Condominium Association, Inc. v. Marsh & McLennan", the Supreme Court of Florida answered a certified question relating to the economic loss rule bars an insured’s suit against an insurance broker where the parties are in contractual privity with one another and the damages sought are solely economic losses.
Captive insurance companies may now be domiciled in Texas under a law signed by Gov. Rick Perry on Monday.
In a recent case, the California Court of Appeal, interpreting California law, affirmed a stay granted on the ground of forum non conveniens that was sought by liability insurers in a brain-injury coverage case filed by the NFL.
If you’re an insurance company, it may be time to open your cyber-related checkbooks if you haven’t done so already
Earlier this week, the Connecticut Supreme Court decided several questions of first impression on important insurance coverage issues. In Capstone Building Corp. & Capstone Dev. Corp. v. Am. Motorists Ins. Co., SC 18886, 2013 Conn. LEXIS 187 (2013), the Connecticut Supreme Court addressed three certified questions arising out of an underlying action in which breach of contract and bad-faith claims had been brought against an insurer.
In a recent case, the US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, applying Missouri law, granted an insurer’s motion for summary judgment on a late notice defense upon finding that a showing of prejudice was not required in the context of a claims made policy.
Under the service allowed by the court in FTC v. PCCare247, the FTC would essentially send a Facebook message, which is similar to an email, to the Facebook account of the defendants and attach the relevant legal documents to the message.
Alexandra Levi was the daughter of an employee of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn (the diocese). Ms. Levi alleged she was abused over a six-year period by a priest employed by the diocese.
Companies defending claims in Illinois that they violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) can breathe a sigh of relief.
Insurance policies are complex contracts and pursuit of an insurance claim is often a high-stakes, conflict-ridden endeavor.
In a recent case, the Alabama Supreme Court affirmed summary judgment in favor of insurer American Resources because its policyholders did not establish that faulty workmanship claims constituted "occurrences" triggering coverage under a business liability policy.
In a recent case out of the Seventh Court of Appeals of Texas, the court considered whether a waiver of subrogation provision waived an insurer’s claim for its insured’s uninsured losses or deductible.
The Supreme Court of the State of New York, recently granted the insured’s request for the production of certain claims file material and previously sealed discovery in Estée Lauder Inc. v. OneBeacon Insurance Group LLC et al., leaving insurers with yet another troubling instance of a broadened scope of discovery in bad faith cases.
California Governor Edmund Brown has added his voice to a number of California legislators calling for an overhaul of the state's Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 – better known as Proposition 65.