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Internal Revenue Service files appeal in the Validus excise tax case

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2014

Following up on our earlier Insurance and Reinsurance Blog on this matter (the relevant post can be found here), the Internal Revenue Service today

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 holds upholds summary judgment on behalf of insurer based on a prior acts exclusion and inaccurate statements in the policy application

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2014

The Appeals Court of Massachusetts recently issued a coverage decision captioned Hurley v. Comproni, et al., 85 Mass. App. Ct. 1101, 3 N.E.3d 615

Validus District Court decision: retrocessions not taxable as reinsurance under section 4371 of the code

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2014

As previously discussed in our Insurance and Reinsurance Blog (the relevant post can be found here), the United States District Court for the

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

The Florida Supreme Court takes the “self” out of “self-insured retention” and rules that the insured’s self-insured retention can be satisfied by payment by someone other than the insured

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

In Intervest Construction of Jax v. General Fidelity Ins. Co., the Florida Supreme Court considered insurance policy language that called for a

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

New York Federal Court, applying Massachusetts law, holds that defense costs should be allocated by the joint and several method rather than the pro rata method

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

The Southern District of New York has issued an interesting opinion for allocation disputes decided under Massachusetts law. The case, which concerns

New York’s highest court holds that breach of duty to defend does not prevent insurer from relying on policy exclusions to dispute duty to indemnify

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2014

New York's highest court has reversed itself on an important duty to defend opinion. In K2 Inv. Group, et al. v. Am. Guar. & Liab. Ins. Co., (Feb. 18