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Connecticut Appellate Court affirms summary judgment in favor of insurer due to insured’s failure to cooperate

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2009

The Connecticut Appellate Court recently affirmed a lower court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of an insurer based on its determination that the insured breached the insurance policy’s cooperation clause by failing to provide copies of requested tax returns

Court finds that New York law governs reinsurance agreement, denies insured’s statutory claim for punitive damages and penalties against reinsurer

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2009

Plaintiff Callon Petroleum Company ("Callon") commenced an action against National Indemnity Company ("NICO") to recover for a judgment Callon obtained against NICO’s cedent, Frontier Insurance Company ("Frontier"

New York district court recognizes continued viability of manifest disregard of the law in the Second Circuit

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2009

Idea Nuova, Inc. moved in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to vacate or modify an arbitration award issued in favor of GM Licensing Group, Inc

New York appellate court: claims against manufacturer of ear protectors

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2009

Earlier this month, a New York appellate court held that claims against the manufacturer of protective devices for ears were barred by the three-year statute of limitations governing actions to recover damages for personal injury

Federal judge issues default against Chinese drywall manufacturer

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2009

A federal judge in New Orleans has defaulted a defendant, Taishan Gypsum Company, in a products liability class action lawsuit

Connecticut Superior Court grants summary judgment for insurer in lawsuit involving uninsured motor vehicle claim and common law and statutory bad faith claims

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2009

An insurer represented by Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge attorneys John Hughes and Julia Ulrich was recently granted summary judgment by the Connecticut Superior Court in a lawsuit involving a claim for uninsured motorist coverage, and also alleging common law and statutory bad faith against the insurer

Connecticut federal court awards summary judgment in favor of insurer due to insured’s failure to cooperate

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2009

A Connecticut district court recently awarded summary judgment in favor of an insurance company due to the insured’s failure to cooperate in the insurer’s investigation of a claim

California appellate court applies government contractor immunity defense to boilers on naval vessels in asbestos-related decision

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2009

Earlier this month, a California appellate court held that the government contractor immunity defense applies to a boiler manufactured to United States Navy specifications, shielding the manufacturer from a design defect claim

Court approves American Home Mortgage's settlement of a subprime securities class action

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2009

On July 30, 2009, the US District Court for the Eastern District of New York approved a $37.25 million settlement of a subprime-related securities class action styled, In re American Home Mortgage Securities Litigation

Court gives preliminary approval to Merrill Lynch's settlement of a subprime-related securities class action

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2009

On August 24, 2009, the US District Court for the Southern District of New York preliminarily approved a $150 million settlement of a subprime-related securities class action pending against Merrill Lynch and several of its directors and officers styled, Louisiana Sheriff's Pension and Relief Fund v. Conway et al