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Commercial leases in bankruptcy

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2012

The last several years have seen bankruptcy filings from prominent retail chains such as Borders, Circuit City, Blockbuster, Movie Gallery and Ritz Camera

Lawsuit based on negligent property management services barred by "professional services" exclusion

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 15 2012

An appellate court in California has affirmed a lower court’s ruling that a professional services exclusion barred coverage for a lawsuit based on the negligent performance of property management services at an apartment complex

Property damage exclusion bars coverage for negligence and breach of fiduciary duty claims

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2013

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, applying Texas law, has held that an insurer had no duty to defend two lawsuits

Bond exclusion and insured vs. insured exclusions bar coverage for claims against property management company

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2013

A California federal district court has held that a bond exclusion in a professional liability policy issued to a property management company and the

Duty to defend not triggered by allegations outside professional services coverage

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2008

The United States District Court for the District of Colorado, applying Colorado law, has held that allegations in several lawsuits brought against a real estate investment trust did not trigger the insurer's duty to defend the trust under miscellaneous professional liability policies that covered the provision of professional services

The Interstate Land Sales Act: coming to a courthouse near you

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2008

A little used statute from the 1960’s has made a comeback thanks to a falling real estate market and an active plaintiffs’ bar

Update on bill to allow risk retention groups to offer commercial property insurance

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2008

The "Increasing Insurance Coverage Options for Consumers Act of 2008," sponsored by Rep. Dennis Moore (D-KS), has been forwarded to the House Financial Services Committee

Federal court in Idaho holds coverage barred under real estate liability policy, but insurer not entitled to reimbursement of defense expenses

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2008

The U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho has held that a real estate liability policy afforded no coverage for an underlying action brought against the insured-real estate listing agent by real estate purchasers

Federal Court in Idaho holds coverage barred under real estate liability policy, but insurer not entitled to reimbursement of defense expenses

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2008

The United States District Court for the District of Idaho has held that a real estate liability policy afforded no coverage for an underlying action brought against the insured real estate listing agent by real estate purchasers

Court rejects insurer’s attempt to rescind lawyer's policy and holds prior knowledge exclusion does not bar coverage

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2009

A federal district court has held that a law firm could not have reasonably foreseen that its client would file a malpractice suit against it when it applied for and obtained a renewal of its lawyers professional liability policy, concluding that the attempted real estate transaction giving rise to the suit was thwarted by the client’s own actionsnot the law firm’sand noting that the client continued to work with the firm in related litigation following the canceled transaction