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Is matching required in Missouri?
  • Merlin Law Group, PA
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

In the area of property damage law, one of the hot topics these days is matching. If only a portion of a structure is damaged and the material to be


New York court: undefined word “occurrence” in a deductible provision must be construed by the finder of fact
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

Many property policies expressly define the term "occurrence" to encompass a series of similar and related events. Last month, however, in Rokeach v


Seventh Circuit limits construction lender’s use of title insurance policy to cover construction liens created by lender’s cutoff of funding
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

In a recent decision written by Judge Sykes, affirming a decision from the Western District of Wisconsin, in an issue governed by Wisconsin law, the


Court defines "collapse"
  • Merlin Law Group, PA
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

The meaning of the term "collapse" in a first-party property insurance policy may often be litigated. My colleague,Nicole Vinson has written previous


Washington Supreme Court defines collapse in a property policy
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

Until recently, Washington law on what constitutes "collapse" in a first-party property insurance policy has been unsettled. But that issue has now


Cosmetic damage caused by hail is a 'direct physical loss'
  • Merlin Law Group, PA
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

Since Merlin Law Group is a nationwide firm, we blog about topics and cases that happen all over the United States. Since I head the Denver office, I


There’s no escaping death: West Virginia Supreme Court holds that death triggers dormancy period
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2015

On June 16, 2015, in State ex rel. Perdue v. Nationwide Life Insurance Company, et al., the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia held that under


Florida Law Update - Spring 2015
  • Vernis & Bowling
  • USA
  • April 9 2015

According to 2014 statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third (34.9 or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese


Washington Supreme Court answers the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ certified question on the definition of collapse as “substantial impairment of structural integrity”
  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

The Washington Supreme Court has clarified the unsettled area of law on what constitutes “collapse” in a first-party property insurance policy in


Real property, financial services & title insurance update: weeks ending June 19, 2015
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

After certified letter notifying property owner of tax deed sale returned unopened and unclaimed, due process required clerk of court take reasonable