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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

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

Renewable energy coverage: insuring wind power risks

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2009

By 2016, the market for renewable energy technology, including wind power, solar power, geothermal power and biofuels is expected to grow to $225 billion

California district court: no coverage for complaints against insured law firm alleging improper withholding of fees

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 21 2013

The United States District Court for the Northern District of California, applying California law, has granted an insurer's motion for summary

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

Insurance denied for retailers facing Song-Beverly Act claims

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2014

A California trial court has held that penalties recoverable under the state's Song-Beverly Act, which prohibits retailers from requiring certain

Securities Exclusion may not negate duty to defend where ERISA action alleges conduct outside exclusion’s scope

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2014

The United States District Court for the District of Nevada, applying Nevada law, granted in part and denied in part an insurer's motion to dismiss

FIRREA bars insurer's counterclaims for rescission and declaratory judgment

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2012

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has dismissed an insurer’s counterclaims against the FDIC for rescission and declaratory judgment related to a fidelity bond and a D&O insurance policy issued to a defunct bank

Trigger of insurance coverage for wrongful arrest, prosecution and conviction lawsuits

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2012

As Chief Justice John Roberts noted in a recent opinion, "DNA testing has an unparalleled ability both to exonerate the wrongfully convicted and to identify the guilty"

Declaratory judgment action not ripe when no underlying suit had been filed against insured

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

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas dismissed a lawsuit against an insurer seeking a declaration of the insurer's