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State Farm sued for fraud for Katrina: more altered engineering reports alleged

  • Merlin Law Group, PA
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2015

Superstorm Sandy litigation revealed altered engineering reports concerning damage to homes ravaged by the storm, and now allegations of altered

Texas Supreme Court enforces anti-concurrent causation, bars coverage where wind and flood combine to cause the loss

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2015

Last Friday, Texas’ highest court unanimously endorsed lower court and federal court decisions giving effect to anti-concurrent causation (ACC

Title insurance and foreclosure: What type of title coverage do lenders need in connection with a foreclosure in California?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 7 2011

With mortgage defaults on the rise, a growing number of lenders are being forced to foreclose on their collateral, either judicially or non-judicially, exercising the private power of sale

Kentucky Appellate Court affirms multi-million-dollar bad faith and punitive damages award for policyholder’s emotional distress

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2015

The Court of Appeals of Kentucky affirmed an award of almost $3.5 million against an insurer for causing emotional distress to its policyholder in

JPMorgan Chase agrees to settle forced-placed insurance class-action lawsuit for $300 million

  • Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2013

JPMorgan Chase and Assurant Inc. recentlyagreed to settle a class-action lawsuit initiated in June 2012 for $300 million brought by a class of 1.3

A new twist in the California debate over allegedly inadequate replacement cost limits in homeowners’ policies

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2015

The April 8, 2015 decision of the California Court of Appeals in Ass’n. Of Cal. Insurance Companies v. Jones, 2015 WL 1569669, 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS

Late notice held to bar a $6,000,000 Hurricane Wilma claim in Florida

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2015

In The Yacht Club on the Intracoastal Condo. Ass'n. V. Lexington Ins. Co., - Fed.Appx. -, 2015 WL 106862, 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 293 (11h Cir., Jan. 8

Florida Law Update - Spring 2015

  • Vernis & Bowling
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2015

According to 2014 statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third (34.9 or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese

Squatter’s warming fire in vacant home held not to be vandalism by divided California court

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2015

Last Friday, in Hung Van Ong v. Fire Ins. Exch., 2015 WL 1524464, 2015 Cal. App. LEXIS 290 (Cal.Ct.App., Apr. 3, 2015), two of the three justices on

Oklahoma federal court dismisses argument that new force-placed insurance regulation is retroactive

  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2014

This action is one of the first decisions issued regarding the forced-placed insurance provision pursuant to the new mortgage servicing regulations