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Results: 11-20 of 201

Texas court holds suit under D&O policy not ripe for declaratory judgment

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 21 2014

In its recent decision in American Construction Benefits Group, LLC v. Zurich Am. Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 5147 (N.D. Tex. Jan. 15, 2014), the

New York court holds claimants had no standing to sue professional liability insurer

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 25 2014

In its recent decision in Commonwealth Land Title Ins Co. v. American Signature Services, Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 22172 (E.D.N.Y. Feb. 20, 2014

Michigan court holds notice of potential claim insufficient

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2013

In its recent decision in Lemons v. Mikocem, LLC, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 133976 (E.D. Mich. Sept. 19, 2013), the United States District Court for the

7th Circuit holds no coverage for restitution claim under D&O policy

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2012

In its recent decision in Ryerson Inc. v. Federal Ins. Co., 2102 U.S. App. LEXIS 7372 (Apr. 12, 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, applying Illinois law, had occasion to consider whether an underlying suit seeking rescission of a fraudulent transaction triggered coverage under a directors and officers liability policy

Florida court holds E&O insurer has duty to defend civil conspiracy claim

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 23 2012

In its recent decision in Philadelphia Indem. Ins. Co. v. Hamic, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 150067 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 18, 2012), the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida had occasion to consider whether a legal malpractice insurer has a duty to defend a civil conspiracy claim

Ohio Supreme Court holds faulty workmanship is not an occurrence

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2012

In its recent decision in Westfield Ins. Co. v. Custom Agri Systems, 2012 Ohio 4712 (Ohio Oct. 16, 2012), the Supreme Court of Ohio, answering a question certified by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, had occasion to consider whether “claims of defective constructionworkmanship brought by a property owner claims for ‘property damage’ caused by an ‘occurrence’ under a commercial general liability policy.”

California court denies rescission of insurance policy

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 4 2012

In its recent decision in Thompson v. Navigators Ins. Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 60122 (S.D. Cal. Apr. 30, 2012), the United States District Court for the Southern District of California considered whether an insurer was entitled to rescission of a general liability policy issued to a contractor based on misrepresentations concerning the nature of work it would be performing

Prior litigation exclusion upheld by Washington court

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 30 2011

Application of "pending or prior litigation" exclusions are generally fact-intensive inquiries that have generated a significant amount of litigation

Ninth Circuit affirms dismissal of negligent misrepresentation claim

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

In its recent decision in MultiCare Health System v. Lexington Ins. Co., 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 17981 (9th Cir. Aug. 28, 2013), the United States Court

Fifth Circuit addresses contractual liability exclusion

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 22 2012

In its recent decision in Colony Nat'l Ins. Co. v. Manitex, L.L.C., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 3311 (5th Cir. Feb. 20, 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, applying Texas law, considered what constituted an “insured contract” for the purpose of a contractual liability exclusion in a general liability policy