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South Carolina: admission of cause & origin testimony by fire chief was prejudicial error

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 24 2014

In James D. Fowler v. Nationwide Mutual Fire Ins. Co., 2014 WL 3844215, 2014 S.C. App. LEXIS 209 (S.C. App., Aug. 6, 2014), South Carolina's Court of

Vermont: there is no cause of action for negligence in adjusting a property loss

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

Last week, the Vermont Supreme Court firmly rejected the notion that an insured can bring a cognizable claim for negligence against his or her

Massachusetts Appeals Court declares that failure to follow contract conditions is not an “occurrence” under landscaper’s general liability insurance policy

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2014

On July 24, 2014, the Massachusetts Appeals Court issued an opinion arising out of a subcontractor's clear-cutting of environmentally-sensitive

Unclaimed property: court holds life insurer’s escheatment duties not triggered by insured’s death

  • Cozen O'Connor
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2014

In an opinion filed August 5, 2014, the Florida First District Court of Appeal held that under Florida's unclaimed property law, life insurance

Real property, financial services & title insurance update - 06082014

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2014

Plaintiff’s right to interest on funds placed on deposit with Clerk during eminent domain proceedings pursuant to section 74.051, Florida Statutes

Oklahoma Supreme Court holds policy exclusion applicable to only personal property, remands case for determination of origin of damage to real property

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2014

The Oklahoma Supreme Court remanded a case in which judgment was entered dismissing an insurer, finding that a homeowner's policy had conflicting

Real property, financial services & title insurance update - 21072014

  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

Trial court erred in denying statutory easement or "way of necessity" where owners established all elements pursuant to section 704.01(2), Fla. Stat

Recent developments in life insurance unclaimed property law

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2014

Every state has unclaimed property laws that declare property abandoned after a certain dormancy period. The property is then turned over to the

Guidance on seeking coverage for environmental liabilities provided in recent opinion

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

In a recent opinion, the Indiana Court of Appeals examined and provided significant analyses of a number of fundamental concepts in insurance law

Building Code violations requiring removal of nonhazardous materials do not constitute “property damage” under CGL policy

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

The California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, held an insurer had no duty to defend a steel subcontractor because its installation of