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Insurers dispute coverage for food-related injury

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 15 2011

Seeking a declaration about respective indemnity obligations, National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa. has filed a complaint in a California federal court against several other insurance companies in a dispute stemming from a neurological injury allegedly caused by the mahi-mahi fish served in a fish burrito at a Rubio’s Restaurant

Risk management? Red Sox will have to sweep the World Series this year for fans to get free furniture

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2008

Last fall, we posted about a New England furniture company that, backed by prize indemnification insurance, offered customers the chance to get their furniture purchase for free if the Boston Red Sox won the World Series

How do you know when you should set up a captive insurance company for your hotel?

  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2011

If you have not yet read our other articles about captive insurance companies, you will want to check out Captive Insurance for Hotel Owners, which describes how hotel owners can protect their business and save money by forming a captive insurance company

Wash. Ct. Of Appeals: firearms exclusion precludes coverage for pre-shooting negligence

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 25 2013

In Capitol Specialty Insurance v. JBC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., et al. (pdf), the Washington Court of Appeals held that a firearms exclusion in a

What you need to know about the "ancillary benefits" of setting up a captive insurance company

  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2011

As explained in an earlier article, a captive insurance company is a subsidiary or affiliate of a closely-held business entity formed to insure or reinsure certain risks of those entities

Eleventh Circuit affirms duty to defend Legionnaires’ Disease lawsuit

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2012

In its recent decision in Westport Ins. Corp. v. VN Hotel Group, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 22187 (11th Cir. Oct. 25, 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, applying Florida law, had occasion to consider whether a pollution exclusion and a fungibacteria exclusion operated to bar coverage for an underlying wrongful death claim involving Legionnaires' Disease

Florida court holds insurer has duty to indemnify legionella bacteria claim

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 13 2011

In Westport Ins. Corp. v. VN Hotel Group, LLC, 761 F. Supp. 2d 1337 (M.D. Fla. 2010), the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida held that a general liability carrier had a duty to defend its insured in connection with a wrongful death lawsuit arising out of a hotel guest’s exposure to Legionella bacteria

Massachusetts court rules for carrier in property dispute, orders return of advance

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2011

The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently concluded that an insured could not claim property insurance benefits following a fire at its restaurant, because the insured had actual knowledge that its fire-suppression system was no longer functional, and because the insured had exclusive control over the system’s maintenance

Multiple occurrences in a single E.coli outbreak: double-edged sword for insureds?

  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2010

Marler Clark clients and the owners of the restaurant that sold MarlerClark's clients food they claim was contaminated with E.coli O111 joined forces against the restaurant's insurer

Tips for restaurant insurance claims in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2012

Superstorm Sandy has caused immense damage to the East Coast, with losses estimated in the tens of billions