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Eleventh Circuit Holds Insured Is Entitled To Attorneys’ Fees Based On Settlement Of Underlying Tort Claim And Voluntary Dismissal Of Related Declaratory Judgment Action
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2017

The U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, applying Florida law, recently held that an insured was entitled to attorneys' fees and costs pursuant to


Ontario Court of Appeal disqualifies law firm despite compliance with ethical screen
  • Dentons
  • Canada, USA
  • May 2 2017

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently disqualified a law firm from acting for one of its longstanding insurer clients in an insurance dispute where a


Ethics Corner: Inadvertent Disclosure - Traps Await the Unwary
  • Cohen & Gresser LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2017

You are a senior partner at a large international law firm, headquartered in a major metropolitan city. Suddenly, there comes an urgent knock on the


Does the Fiduciary Exception Apply to Legal Advice Received By Insurers During the Claims Process
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2017

Adding to the body of conflicting authority on the scope of the attorney-client privilege in ERISA lawsuits, a district court has found that the


The Struggle to Maintain the Attorney-Client Privilege for In-House Insurance Counsel
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

When an in-house attorney at an insurance company is asked to analyze complex insurance coverage scenarios and their reinsurance implications by a


Enforcing Your Right to Access Your Insurer’s Claims Documents During Discovery
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2016

The first thing your insurance company must do after receiving notice of a loss is investigate your claim and make a coverage determination. The


Bad Faith Ruling Against The Travelers Affirmed In Massachusetts
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2016

Recently the Massachusetts Appeals Court upheld a ruling that The Travelers Companies Inc. violated the Massachusetts Consumer Protection Act, M.G.L


Washington Supreme Court: Corporate Attorney’s Communications with Former Employees Not Privileged
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • October 21 2016

The Supreme Court of Washington recently held that the attorney-client privilege does not protect a corporation’s attorney’s communications with


Foreclosure Law Firms and Title Companies to Pay $1.8 for Violations of Colorado Consumer Protection Laws
  • Buckley Sandler LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2016

On August 3, Colorado AG Cynthia H. Coffman announced that certain Colorado foreclosure law firms and title insurance companies must pay, pursuant to