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Judgment creditor collaterally estopped by default judgment against insured
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2013

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, applying Georgia law, has held that a default judgment against an insured in a


Sixth Circuit finds no bankruptcy exception to prohibition against direct actions in Tennessee
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2014

The Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit held that no exception exists to Tennessee's general prohibition on direct actions against an insurer


Unfair trade practices exclusion inapplicable to claims arising under fair debt collection statutes, statutory damages covered
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2013

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has held that an E&O policy issued to a now-bankrupt credit counseling


Unfair Trade Practices exclusion inapplicable to claims arising under fair debt collection statutes; statutory damages covered
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2013

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has held that an E&O policy issued to a now-bankrupt credit counseling


Policyholder’s bankruptcy does not relieve insurer’s obligations for “loss”
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2014

The Court of Appeals of Wisconsin, applying Wisconsin law, has held that a policyholder's bankruptcy did not relieve an insurer of its obligations to


Insured's voluntary lifting of automatic stay does not violate policy's cooperation clause
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2009

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, applying New York law, has held that an insured did not violate an insurance policy's cooperation clause when it agreed, without providing advance notice to the insurer, to lift the automatic bankruptcy stay with respect to certain personal injury actions filed against it


Federal court exercises jurisdiction over insurer’s declaratory judgment action arising out of FDIC demand
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2012

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, applying California law, has concluded that it should exercise jurisdiction under the federal Declaratory Judgment Act to determine the availability of coverage for a written demand and has held that the related coverage action should not be stayed in favor of potential future underlying litigation between the Federal Deposition Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the insureds because the outcome of the coverage litigation would not be dependent on resolution of disputed facts in such a future action


Claimant may use Connecticut direct action statute to sue carrier after compromising claim with policyholder
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2013

The United States District Court for the District of Connecticut has held that a settlement agreement between the claimant and policyholder satisfies


District court withdraws reference to the bankruptcy court of non-core coverage actions
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2011

The United States District Court for the Central District of California has granted motions by eight directors and officers liability insurers to withdraw the reference to the bankruptcy court of two coverage actions involving coverage for claims against former directors and officers of a bank holding company


Professional liability policy proceeds not property of bankruptcy estates
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2011

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada has held that proceeds from a professional liability policy were not property of the insured-debtors' bankruptcy estate because the proceeds were payable only for the benefit of third party claimants and could not be accessed by the debtors directly