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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
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

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

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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"

Princeton to pay $20 million to settle bad faith claim

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2007

Princeton Insurance Company recently agreed to pay $20 million to settle a bad faith claim related to a dram shop lawsuit brought against their insured

Florida Appellate Court holds that insurer must provide separate counsel to co-defendant insureds

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2013

On February 20, 2013, the Florida Third District Court of Appeal held that an insurer was required to provide separate counsel to two

11th Circuit holds E&O insurer has duty to defend legionalla claim

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2014

In its recent decision in James River Ins. Co. v. Hufsey-Nicolaides-Garcia-Suarez Associates, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 4415 (11th Cir. Mar. 10, 2014

U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals holds that liquor liability exclusion applies to claim against racetrack owner

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2014

The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has held that an insurer had no obligation under Kentucky law to defend or indemnify a racetrack owner