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

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
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  • 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"

Seventh Circuit finds carrier properly denied coverage for waste ash cleanup due to insufficient property description

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2010

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a property must be precisely described for coverage to attach under an environmental liability insurance policy

Title insurance cases (06122013)

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2013

Exception: survey exception sufficient to preclude coverage for a trail encumbering the property, because survey contained notation about a trail

Ambiguous insurance policy language must be construed in insured's favor

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2011

Literally thousands of hopeful Indiana homeowners entered into contracts with Trinity Homes, an Indiana general contractor, to construct residential housing

Fifth Circuit upholds dismissal of claims against insurance agent based on Louisiana’s one-year statute of limitations

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 29 2008

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently upheld the dismissal of a claim by two individuals against an insurance agent who sold them renters’ insurance because they failed to file their claim within one-year after they learned about, or should have known, the facts that gave rise to their claim

Title insurance cases (281212)

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 28 2012

CPL: allegations of lack of access fail to state a claim under closing protection letter Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.v. MLD Mortgage, Inc., Case No

When does an "occurrence" occur?

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2013

Two federal courts in Denver recently addressed a fundamental question that exists in almost every construction defect case - when did the property

Title insurance cases (27092013)

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2013

CPL: right to enforce CPLs runs with owner of land and FDIC-R could not retain CPL rights when it sold underlying loan documents - FDIC-R

Letters from claimant's counsel deemed to constitute "claims" despite absence of express request for relief

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2010

The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, applying Minnesota law, has held that letters sent to an insured company by counsel retained by an injured party constituted "claims" and, that, because notice of those claims was not provided during the relevant claims-made policy period, the insurer had no obligation to defend or indemnify the company in connection with a subsequent lawsuit brought by the injured party

U.S. Supreme Court urged to apply “no-further-inquiry rule”to find Article III standing in no-harm class actions

  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2011

On November 28, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument in First American Financial Corporation, et al. v. Edwards, U.S. Supreme Court Docket No. 10-708, October 2011, on appeal from Edwards v. First Am. Corp., 610 F.3d 514 (9th Cir. 2010