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New York Federal Court Allows Cedent's Case to Enforce Reinsurance Contracts to Proceed to Trial
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

In a wide-ranging opinion that ruled on multiple motions, a New York federal court dismissed two counts of a cedent's claim seeking to enforce


“Arising Out of” is Not the Functional Equivalent of “Proximately Caused by”
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • June 9 2017

The NY Court of Appeals, construing language of an insurance endorsement, has held that the endorsement terms established a proximate cause standard


NY Court of Appeals Issues Game-Changing Decision: Additional Insureds Must Show Injury Proximately Caused by the Named Insured To Gain Coverage Under Standard ISO Endorsements
  • Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

In a 4-2 decision, the New York Court of Appeals yesterday issued a landmark decision concerning the interpretation of language commonly used in


Prior Knowledge of Risk of Property Damage Not Enough to Preclude Coverage by Known Loss Provision
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • May 31 2017

Last month, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in an unpublished decision of first impression under Oregon law, held that damage sustained after a


Federal Court in Alaska Holds Insurer Liable Under E&O Policy to Indemnify and Defend Construction Manager for Claims by Subcontractor That Construction Manager Failed to Properly Perform Construction Management Services
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

A ContractorConstruction Manager, KICC-Alcan General (“KICC”), entered into a subcontract with an MEP subcontractor, Superior Group (“Superior”


Unsigned Contract No Proper Insurance Coverage
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

File this one under “Oops.” The unsigned contract meant that the contractual liability exclusion in the subcontractor’s insurance policy would


Washington Supreme Court Applies the Efficient Proximate Cause Rule to Third Party Liability Policy to Find a Duty to Defend
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

The efficient proximate cause rule is one of the more confusing analyses that an insurance company must undertake when investigating certain coverage


Battle of Other Insurance Clauses In CGL Policies for Contractors
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

A recent Summary Order from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals highlights the difficulties that often arise with other insurance clauses and


Eleventh Circuit Affirms Decision Under Florida Law Barring Contractor’s Performance Bond Claim for Failure to Comply With Notice Provisions in the Bond and in the Subcontract
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2017

Int’l Fidelity Ins. Co. v. Americaribe-Moriarty JV, 2017 U.S. App. LEXIS 3628 (11th Cir. Feb. 28, 2017) Americaribe-Moriarty Joint Venture


Three Western Courts Hold Carbon Monoxide Is a Pollutant, But Washington Makes New Anti-Insurer Rules
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • May 2 2017

On April 27, 2017, the Washington Supreme Court ruled that carbon monoxide discharged from a hot water heater was a pollutant “acting as a