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It Was Only a Slip! London Insurers’ Communication with Counsel via Brokers Constituted Waiver of Privilege
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

They do some things differently in London. But just because they have different customs across the pond doesn't mean they get to play by different


Ohio Court of Appeals Finds Limitation on Bad Faith Discovery
  • Brouse McDowell
  • USA
  • April 21 2016

It is established Ohio law that an insurer may not rely on the attorney-client privilege or the work-product doctrine in withholding documents and


Sanctions for failing to investigate insurance under Federal Rule 26
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2016

In two recent cases, lawyers have been sanctioned for failing to understand their client’s insurance program. These cases (along with others from the


Discovery in coverage and bad-faith litigation: are courts permitting more invasive discovery?
  • Mendes & Mount LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2016

This update examines how the protections afforded to insurers by attorney-client privilege and the work product doctrine have been challenged and


Cumis counsel have obligations to insurers
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • February 3 2016

Defining the attorney-client relationship is critical both to the success of the representation and to the management of risk. It is generally well


This Year's Most Memorable Opinion Openers
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2015

Appellate courts tend to avoid broadly sweeping language in their opinions. And rightly so, as appellate opinions are meant to bring clarity to a


Seventh Circuit slams STOLI scheme, permits insurer to retain premium and recover attorneys' fees
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2015

Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued an opinion affirming summary judgment in favor of Ohio National Life


Florida court requires insurer to pay insureds' attorneys' fees despite jury finding of misrepresentation
  • Bressler, Amery & Ross PC
  • USA
  • October 27 2015

Over the years, Florida has been included among the jurisdictions described as "judicial hellholes" due, in part, to an aggressive trial bar


Independent counsel has obligations, ruling says
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • September 2 2015

It is well-settled law that attorneys can only be responsibleand potentially liableto their clients for errors or issues arising out of a


Keeping independent counsel independent: concerns and lessons from the J.R. Marketing decision
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

The California Supreme Court’s recent decision in Hartford Casualty Insurance Company v. J.R. Marketing, LLC, No. S211645 (Cal. Aug. 10, 2015