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Definition of wrongful act and intentional acts exclusion bar coverage for action alleging fraud and conspiracy

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2012

Applying Illinois law, the Appellate Court of Illinois has held, based on the policy’s definition of “wrongful act” and its intentional acts exclusion, that a professional liability insurer has no duty to defend an action alleging fraud and conspiracy

Bad faith count survives motion to dismiss, even though district court initially agreed that policy afforded no coverage

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois has held that a bad faith claim could not be dismissed as a matter of law at

Reporting requirement in policy conditions does not create claims-made-and-reported coverage

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2014

The United States District Court for the Northern District of California, applying California law, has denied an insurer's motion to dismiss its

Fraudulent conduct of principals imputed to company, barring coverage

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2011

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, applying Ohio law, has held that a dishonesty exclusion barred coverage under primary and excess directors and officers policies for the Wrongful Acts of the principals of a bankrupt company, all of whom were criminally convicted of securities fraud and related crimes

Court dismisses breach of contract claim but allows bad faith claims to go forward against D&O insurer

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2012

The United States District Court for the District of Nevada has denied an insurer’s motion to dismiss claims for statutory and common law “bad faith” in connection with coverage positions under a bond and D&O policy issued to a bank despite finding that no coverage existed under the D&O policy and that the insured failed to state a claim for breach of the D&O policy

Tennessee federal court requires showing of prejudice for late notice defense

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2009

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Tennessee has held that, under Tennessee law, an insured’s late notice of claim made during the existing period of a claims-made policy does not bar coverage absent evidence of prejudice to the insurer

Failure to obtain consent negates coverage for settlement

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2014

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, looking both to Maryland law and Tennessee law, has held that an insured's breach of a

Insured’s breach of cooperation clause negates coverage for underlying action

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2013

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, applying Missouri law, has held that an insurer had no duty to defend or to indemnify when

Complaints of discrimination based on national origin alleging "same basic acts" of discrimination deemed interrelated

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2013

The United States District Court for the District of Hawaii has held that an insurer had no duty to defend an insured under a claims-made

No coverage under E&O policy for claim for tortious interference

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2013

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has held that coverage is not available under a policy providing coverage for claims