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The jury knows best

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • 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

Legal malpractice claim alleging overbilling is not a claim for damages

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 11 2014

In a brief opinion, the First Department of the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, has affirmed a trial court order holding that an insurer

Concussions in professional and amateur athletics: potential liability for traumatic brain injuries suffered during sporting events

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 31 2014

Over the last two years, there has been a significant increase in public awareness concerning the possible long-term consequences resulting from

Federal District Court in Mississippi provides good discussion of negative corpus from NFPA 921

  • Armstrong Teasdale LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 16 2014

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi recently handed down its opinion in Russ v. Safeco Insurance Company of

The scarlet letter: asbestos litigation for the new or low-profile defendant

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 1 2013

Asbestos litigation will continue for decades, and it will ensnare more companies along the way. Three facts prove these points: (1) the peak year

Evidence of prevailing industry standards necessary in bad faith action

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 28 2013

The United States District Court for the District of Colorado, applying Colorado law, has held that summary judgment on a bad faith claim was

Supreme Court of Washington holds carrier cannot sue defense counsel

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 4 2013

In its recent decision in Stewart Title Guar. Co. v. Sterling Sav. Bank, 2013 Wash. LEXIS 769 (Wash. Oct. 3, 2013), the Supreme Court of Washington

Insurers ordered to produce attorney reports evaluating whether to deny coverage

  • Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 27 2013

The court in National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa. V TransCanada Energy USA, Inc., No. 6505152010, 2013 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 3735 (N.Y. Sup

Court holds California statute does not bar insurance for defense of criminal actions filed by federal prosecutors

  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 4 2013

California Insurance Code Section 553.5(b) prohibits insurers from providing a defense for certain types of claims, including criminal claims. Does