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

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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
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  • 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

Georgia Federal District Court finds that hot tub water is “intended for bodily consumption”

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 11 2009

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia recently held that an insurer had a duty to defend under a CGL policy and umbrella policy against claims relating to a hotel guest’s alleged contraction of Legionnaire’s Disease from a dirty hot tub

Fee exclusion deemed ambiguous

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2013

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, applying California law, reversed an order granting judgment on the pleadings to an insurer

Florida court holds insurer has duty to indemnify legionella bacteria claim

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • 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

  • 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

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

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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