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No insurance coverage for attorneys’ fees that were ordered as a “sanction”

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2014

If you or your firm were ordered to pay a party's legal fees as a "sanction" for professional misconduct, would your professional liability insurance

“Arising out of” language broad enough to link coverage for law firm fee dispute to professional liability policy language

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

Taking a broad interpretation of the phrase “arising out of the rendering of or failure to render Professional Legal Services,” a federal court in

Texas court construes professional liability policy to require defense of law firm in fee dispute

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2014

In Shamoun & Norman, LLP v. Ironshore Indemnity, Inc., Cause No. 3:14-1340, In the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, the federal

Massachusetts federal court rules that insurer’s decision to commence rescission action does not waive attorney-client privilege

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2014

Insurers can take comfort that their decision to bring a rescission action against a Massachusetts insured will not itself effect a waiver of the

Outside counsel may show privileged docs to her attorneys re wrongful termination

  • Jenner & Block
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2014

In Chubb & Son v. Superior Court, 176 Cal. Rptr. 3d 389 (Cal. Ct. App. 2014) (No. A140860), the court of appeal held that both the insurer and its

New York court erodes privilege for attorney-insurer communications

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2014

On July 31, 2014, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department chipped away at the privilege protections available to insurers

“Me first!” parties fight over the privilege of being plaintiff

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

In a speech to the House of Commons in 1947, Winston Churchill said, “Indeed, it has been said that Democracy is the worst form of Government, except

Peeking around four corners: Wisconsin insurers have found a way to use extrinsic evidence to excuse the defense of pending claims

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

It is a truism that a liability insurer's duty to defend is extremely broadespecially in states that apply the "four corners rule." Under that

ERISA self-insured health plan not required to cover same sex spouses

  • Saul Ewing LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2014

In Roe v. Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, No. 12-cv-04788 (NSR), 58 EBC 1077, 2014 WL 1760343 (S.D. N.Y. May 1, 2014), the United States District

Notification a comfort blanket for insureds?

  • Ince & Co LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2014

European Risk Insurance Company HF v McManus & Others 2014 Lloyd's Rep IR 169 was a case concerning the validity of a 'blanket' notification of