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Massachusetts federal court declares insured’s construction of general liability policy “irrational”

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2014

The federal district court in Massachusetts recently declared that a general liability policyholder's construction of a policy exclusion was

Massachusetts Appeals Court declares that failure to follow contract conditions is not an “occurrence” under landscaper’s general liability insurance policy

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2014

On July 24, 2014, the Massachusetts Appeals Court issued an opinion arising out of a subcontractor's clear-cutting of environmentally-sensitive

New York Federal Court holds that insurance law section 3420(d)(2) does not apply to reservation of rights letter

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

A New York federal court recently held that the timeliness requirement of Section 3420(d)(2) of the New York Insurance Law does not apply to an

Massachusetts federal court declares that professional liability insurer need not defend accounting firm for faulty investment advice

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2014

The federal district court in Massachusetts has declared that a professional liability insurer owes no duty to defend its insured, an accounting firm

First Circuit holds that preclusive effect of prior arbitration outcome is itself an arbitrable issue

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit earlier this year held that the preclusive effect of a prior arbitration is itself a matter for

Massachusetts Appeals Court finds that policyholder’s misrepresentations limit coverage

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2014

The Massachusetts Appeals Court has upheld a lower-court judgment severely limiting the amount of coverage available to a motor vehicle policyholder

Fourth Circuit declares “direct contributing properties” unambiguous in context of CBI coverage

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2014

In a 2-1 decision released on February 20, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reversed the district court below and declared that the

Validus wins round one: retrocessions not taxable under 26 USC 4371(3)

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 7 2014

A federal district court in Washington handed Validus Reinsurance a major win on Wednesday, declaring that the IRS has no authority to assess excise

Texas High Court rules that contractor does not “assume liability” when agreeing to perform work in good & workmanlike manner

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2014

This past Friday, the Texas Supreme Court gave general liability insurers pointed guidance about what constitutes an "assumption of liability" for

Massachusetts federal court dismisses suit seeking to hold carrier liable for cost of bond after exhaustion of policy limit

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2013

A Massachusetts federal court dismissed a coverage lawsuit against a liquor liability insurer, holding that the "supplementary payments" clause in