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

  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Florida court holds insurer has duty to indemnify legionella bacteria claim

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • USA
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  • 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

Horse-related events & spectator liability

  • Fennemore Craig
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  • USA
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  • September 18 2012

Are you going to a horse-related event: horse show, rodeo, polo match or horse race?

Tips for restaurant insurance claims in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy

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

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

New Jersey prohibits travel discrimination in life insurance policies

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 31 2008

On March 26, 2008, New Jersey Governor, Jon Corzine, signed into law Assembly Bill 1586, sponsored by Assemblyman Neil Cohen

Battery exclusion prevents coverage for exotic dancer set on fire by customer

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2013

Why it matters: An exotic dancer was the victim of a terrible crime perpetrated by a spurned applicant for a job as an exotic dancer. The victim sued

Louisiana court holds allegation of negligence did not trigger duty to defend

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 3 2011

In its recent decision New Orleans Deli & Dining v. Cont'l Cas. Co., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 111928 (E.D. La. Sept. 30, 2011), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana had occasion to consider whether under Louisiana law, an underlying suit pertaining to the insured’s alleged practice of depriving its employees of tips triggered a duty to defend under a commercial general liability policy

Connecticut Superior Court grants summary judgment for insurer based on total liquor liability exclusion

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 9 2009

An insurer was recently granted summary judgment against its insured based on a commercial general liability insurance policy’s total liquor liability exclusion ("TLLE"