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California court rules that intentional violation of licensor’s copyright and breach of contract are covered under E&O policy

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2007

The United States District Court for the Northern District of California, applying California law, has ruled that claims against a policyholder alleging intentional violation of a licensor's copyrights and breach of contract are covered under an E&O policy

Overlapping prior claim not barred by prior and pending litigation exclusion

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2012

The United States District Court for the Southern District of California has determined that “prior and pending,” specific matter and application exclusions in the second of two successive professional liability policies did not bar coverage for arbitrations having partial overlap with a claim made against the insured broker-dealer prior to the inception of the policy

Priority of payments provision allows insurer to make settlement payments on covered claims against directors and officers

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 25 2012

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nebraska has held that an insurer may make settlement payments for claims against a debtor’s directors and officers where any claims of the debtor are subordinate to those of the directors and officers under the terms of the policy

Insured cannot sue insurer for amounts paid to settle claim without insurer’s consent

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2014

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has dismissed an insured's complaint seeking coverage for amounts it paid to

Insurers win: first judicial ruling says no CGL coverage for data breaches

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2014

Policyholder efforts to shoehorn coverage for data breach liability into the personal and advertising liability coverage of Commercial General

Breach of contract dispute deemed related to prior similar dispute

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2011

The Delaware Superior Court for New Castle County has held that two insurers owed no coverage for a claim arising from the same facts and circumstances as an earlier claim made prior to the inception of the policies

Bodily injury exclusion precludes coverage for professional negligence claim arising out of automobile accident

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2011

A federal district court, applying Florida law, has held that a policy's bodily injury exclusion precluded coverage for a professional negligence claim stemming from a deadly automobile accident

Qui Tam claim and anti-retaliation claim based on alleged false reporting by company are single claim

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2013

The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington has held that coverage exists for a qui tam claim that was first made and

Notice of potential claim and reporting of claim adequate despite failure to comply with written notice requirement

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2011

A federal court in Georgia upheld a jury verdict finding that a law firm's notice of a potential claim and its reporting of the ensuing claim were adequate notwithstanding the firm's failure to comply with the letter of the policy's notice requirements

Texas Supreme Court holds prejudice required for late notice defense under claims-made policy

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2009

The Texas Supreme Court has held that where an insured fails to provide notice of a claim "as soon as practicable" under a claims-made policy but nonetheless before the end of the policy term or other reporting period, the insurer must demonstrate prejudice from the delay to deny coverage