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New York court erodes privilege for attorney-insurer communications

  • Cozen O'Connor
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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

Insurer ordered to produce communications with its counsel regarding settlement of bad faith claim, which led to legal malpractice action against defense counsel

  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 31 2014

In a legal malpractice action filed by an insurer against defense counsel it retained to defend an underlying auto accident case, which then led to a

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
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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

Are an insurance company’s claims documents attorney client privileged?

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2014

Can an insurance company refuse to produce relevant documents, simply because they were authored or received by an attorney? In a word, no. These

Illinois court outlines elements to consider for good faith analysis of settlement demand

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2014

To settle or not to settle: that is the question for liability insurers. If you are pondering whether you must accept a plaintiff's settlement offer

The jury knows best

  • Stewart McKelvey
  • -
  • Canada, USA
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  • March 12 2014

Of late, juries in Nova Scotia have taken quite a beating. Over the past couple of years, courts have been more and more likely to strike jury

Trial court dismisses negligent hiring, retention claims against motor carrier

  • LeClairRyan
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  • USA
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  • February 19 2014

A New Hampshire trial court recently ruled that negligent hiring and retention claims asserted against a motor carrier on behalf of persons seriously