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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


Controlling shareholder’s bankruptcy does not render entity insolvent; fraud claim uninsurable as a matter of law
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2013

Applying Minnesota law, a federal district court has held that, where an entity's principal shareholder was insolvent, but the entity was not, the


Suit for misuse of investment funds does not allege act in performance of “mortgage broker services” within definition of “insured services”
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2013

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas has held that underlying claims that the insureds misused investment


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


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


Second Circuit affirms application of prior litigation exclusion
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2009

In an unpublished summary order applying New York law, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has affirmed a district court's judgment finding that many of the factual allegations asserted in a complaint against the directors and officers of the bankrupt policyholder were excluded by a prior litigation exclusion, even though some of the excluded losses accrued during time periods not at issue in the prior litigation


11th Circuit rules that Celotex provided late notice for asbestos property damage claims
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2008

The United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, applying Illinois law in an unpublished decision, has held that Celotex's failure to provide its excess insurers notice of lawsuits claiming more than $2 billion in property damage until after Celotex entered bankruptcy precluded coverage for asbestos-related property damage under numerous policies


Insolvency exclusion applies to claim arising out of insolvency of a third party
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2009

The United States District Court for the Central District of California, applying California law, has granted summary judgment in favor of an insurer because a lawsuit against the insured actuarial services firm was a claim "arising out of the insolvency" of the insured's client and therefore was barred by the policy's insolvency exclusion


Federal district court affirms bankruptcy court holding that inadequate consideration exclusion bars coverage
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2009

A federal district court in Delaware, applying New York law, has affirmed a bankruptcy court's dismissal of an adversary proceeding brought by a bankrupt home mortgage company against its directors and officers liability insurers, holding that coverage for a pre-petition lawsuit against the mortgage company was barred by application of an "inadequate consideration" exclusion


Insolvency of underlying insurer does not affect excess insurer’s obligations
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2007

In an adversary proceeding brought by a liquidating company to determine the availability of coverage under the debtor's insurance policies, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware has held that the insolvency of an underlying insurer did not affect an excess carrier's obligation for claims within its own layer of coverage