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Supreme Court Limits Forum Shopping In TC Heartland
The Supreme Court has rejected a Federal Circuit rule that effectively allowed a patent owner to file suit anywhere a defendant does business.
United States
20 Jun 2017
Changes In IRS Appeals Could Create Difficulties For Taxpayers
Recent changes within the IRS Office of Appeals (Appeals) have resulted in clarifications and modifications to IRS Appeals policy.
United States
18 Nov 2016
Judge Swain: CPLR "Leave And Mail" Service
In an opinion yesterday, Judge Swain ruled that "leave and mail" service under the CPLR was inconsistent with due process when used on a nonresident, at least where the case arises outside New York.
United States
7 Jan 2016
Federal Court Addresses Allocation Of Defense Costs
In National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa. v. Essex Insurance Company, Civil Action No. 13-32, 2013 WL 6328792 (W.D. Pa. Dec. 5, 2013), a federal district court applying Pennsylvania law denied motions to dismiss and for joinder that an insurer filed against two other insurers who were seeking recovery of defense costs.
United States
24 Dec 2013
Federal Court Rules On Consequences Of Insurerís Alleged Change Of Coverage Position Predicated On Post-Contracting Case Law
In a recent case, the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii, applying Hawaii law, granted summary judgment to commercial liability insurers on their policyholderís bad faith counterclaim and request for punitive damages.
United States
12 Nov 2013
Hawaii District Court Finds Faulty Workmanship Not An Occurrence Under CGL Policy In Construction Defect Case
In a recent case, the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii, applying Hawaii state law, granted Nautilus Insurance Companyís motion for summary judgment on its complaint for declaratory judgment and held that Nautilus did not have a duty to defend or indemnify defendant 3Builders, Inc. for alleged damages flowing from the faulty installation.
United States
23 Jul 2013
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