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State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2014

The AGs of Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri and the U.S. Department of Justice simultaneously filed acomplaint and proposed final judgment in the U.S

Superstorm Sandy litigation ruling on hold pending parallel mediation

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

By way of update to our previous report on 8 May 2013, on 12 August 2014 the New York federal court managing the consolidated Superstorm Sandy

Texas Supreme Court accepts certified question regarding whether “suit” includes administrative proceeding

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2014

The Texas Supreme Court has accepted a certified question from the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals whether an insurer has the duty to defend in

Eleventh Circuit affirms district court holding under Alabama law that policies are not triggered by property damage occurring prior to inception

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2014

The U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court's findings that CGL policies issued decades after property contamination do

Fifth Circuit holds that a TPEE in a CGL policy can exclude pollution claims even in the face of a UREC

  • Choate Hall & Stewart LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, applying Texas law, held that a Total Pollution Exclusion Endorsement in a CGL Policy did not irreconcilably

New York High Court limits reach of late disclaimer statute, finding it applies only to death and bodily injury claims

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2014

The Court of Appeals of New York found that three insurers had not, by operation of New York’s late disclaimer statute, waived their right to

Do EPA letters constitute a suit? Texas Supreme Court to decide

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

The Texas Supreme Court accepted certification from the Fifth Circuit of the question of whether CERCLA administrative proceedings, including notice

Not so fast: New York’s High Court relieves pressure on liability carriers to disclaim coverage “as soon as possible”

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

Under a New York statute, a liability insurer that denies coverage for a death or bodily injury claim must provide written notice of its decision "as

Is there a duty to defend pollution claims? It’s the complaint, stupid

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

This Spring, cases from Florida and Wisconsin reaffirmed the general proposition that a liability insurer's duty to defend must be determined from

7th Circuit Court departs from 9th Circuit ruling in subrogation suit

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

Recently, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois found that Section 107(a) does create a right to subrogation. Departing from