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Recent cases - January through March 2014

  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

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

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

Insurable interest in commercial property; breach of express warranties

  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we present you with two cases from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The first discusses

California court holds offensive odors are not property damage

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2014

In its recent decision in Travelers Property Casualty Company of America v. Mixt Greens, Inc., 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39548 (N.D. Cal. March 25, 2014

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

Eleventh Circuit holds that lenders may require more flood insurance than amount required under federal law for federally-insured mortgages

  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2014

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held in Faire Feaz v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., et al., No. 13-10230 (11th Cir. Feb. 10, 2014), that a lender may

Federal court refuses to dismiss plaintiffs’ putative class action in captive reinsurance case

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2014

On their third attempt to state a claim for mortgage services fraud pursuant to the Real Estate Services Settlement and Procedures Act ("RESPA"

Law-of-the-case doctrine does not preclude consideration of additional facts; insurance policy exclusion applies to tort claims that arise out of assault and battery

  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2014

In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we present for your consideration two opinions: a Court of Civil Appeals opinion regarding the

Property damagemental anguish covered by liability policy; no indemnification for wrongful acts

  • Sirote & Permutt PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2014

In this week's Alabama Law Weekly Update, we report two cases from the Alabama Supreme Court, one regarding the scope of commercial general-liability

Alabama Supreme Court reverses itself, finds coverage for contractor in CGL policy

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2014

Joining the recent trend of recognizing coverage for construction companies under a commercial general liability policy for suits filed by homeowners