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11th Circuit affirms disclaimer under pollution buy-back endorsement
  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2014

In its recent decision in Composite Structures, Inc. v. The Continental Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 5258 (11th Cir. Mar. 20, 2014), the United


Missouri federal court rejects bad faith claim
  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2013

In its recent decision in Hullverson v. Liberty Ins. Underwriters, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 101640 (E.D. Mo. July 22, 2013), the United States District


11th Circuit holds curry aroma is a pollutant
  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2011

In its recent decision in Maxine Furs, Inc. v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., 2011 U.S. App. LEXIS 6706 (11th Cir. March 31, 2011), a case decided under Alabama law, the Eleventh Circuit closely aligned itself with the line of authority holding that the pollution exclusion is not limited to traditional environmental pollution


Texas court holds prior knowledge exclusion in E&O policy inapplicable
  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2012

In its recent decision in OneBeacon Insurance Company v. T. Wade Welch & Associates, et al., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 178587 (S.D. Tex. Dec. 18, 2012), the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas had occasion to consider the application of a prior knowledge exclusion in a professional liability policy


Minnesota Court holds patient bodily injury exclusion applicable
  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2013

In its recent decision in Volk v. ACE Am. Ins. Co., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15450 (D. Minn. Feb. 5, 2013), the United States District Court for the


New York court holds negligent supervision claim triggers defense
  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2012

In its recent decision in Am. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Sec. Income Planners & Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 39444 (E.D.N.Y. Mar. 22, 2012), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York had occasion to consider exclusions in a professional liability applicable to commingling andor conversion of client funds, and whether these exclusions applied to the named insured’s negligent failure to prevent an employee from committing such conduct


New York Court addresses late notice as between co-insurers
  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2011

The decision by the New York Appellate Division, First Judicial Department, in Continental Casualty Co. v. Employers Ins. Co. of Wausau, 871 N.Y.S.2d 48 (N.Y. 1st Dep’t 2008), was a decision of particular note for its discussion of whether the insured’s underlying asbestos liabilities implicated its productscompleted operations coverage, or its ongoing operations coverage


Florida court addresses breach of duty to cooperate
  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2011

In its recent decision titled Zurich American Ins. Co. v. Diamond Title of Sarasota, Inc., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52831 (M.D.Fla. May 17, 2011), the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida had occasion to consider the duties imposed on an insured pursuant to a policy’s cooperation clause


Prior litigation exclusion upheld by Washington court
  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2011

Application of "pending or prior litigation" exclusions are generally fact-intensive inquiries that have generated a significant amount of litigation


California court reaffirms negligent professional advice not an occurrence
  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2012

In its recent decision in Aquarius Well Drilling, Inc. v. American States Insurance Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 172770 (E.D. Cal. Dec. 4, 2012), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California had occasion to consider whether an insured’s professional negligence constituted an occurrence for the purpose of triggering coverage under a general liability policy