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Real property, financial services & title insurance update - December 8, 2014
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • December 8 2014

Trial court erred by interpreting declaration in way that rendered provisions meaningless Bethany Trace Owners’ Association, Inc. v Whispering


Incapacitation of property constitutes “direct physical loss of or damage” under property policy
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2014

On November 25, 2014, a federal court in New Jersey held in Gregory Packaging, Inc. v. Travelers Property Casualty Company of America, No


Texas limits scope of anti-technicality statute and material breach doctrine in vacancy clause case
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • September 2 2014

Last week, the Texas Supreme Court handed down an opinion that involved two unique (and somewhat troublesome) creatures of state law - the so-called


Second Circuit affirms a Southern District decision construing “covered location” narrowly
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • October 30 2014

In January, the Southern District rejected an insured's $2 million claim for a generator destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. The unit was in the basement


New Jersey court holds $22 million “named storm” deductible applicable to a Superstorm Sandy loss
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • November 3 2014

On October 29th, a New Jersey trial court held that a commercial policyholder's Superstorm Sandy claims were subject to a $22 million "named storm"


Consecutive policies not triggered where there was no evidence of when the loss occurred
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2015

An insurer was required to indemnify the operator of a brine well facility in a suit brought by a neighboring landowner alleging damages resulting


Color match arrives (again) in Minnesota
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

The Minnesota Supreme Court issued an opinion last month addressing, in living color, an insurer's obligation to match replacement materials after


Real property, financial services & title insurance update: weeks ending December 12-26, 2014 & January 2, 2015
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

Investor who pooled money with two other entities to purchase property could not quiet title after the two entities recorded second version of deed


"Right to occupy" surface estate bars coverage for property damage
  • Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2014

In its September 22, 2014 opinion in Pioneer Exploration, L.L.C. v. Steadfast Insurance Co. 767 F.3d 503 (5th Cir. 2014), the Fifth Circuit denied


State Farm sued for fraud for Katrina: more altered engineering reports alleged
  • Merlin Law Group, PA
  • USA
  • April 25 2015

Superstorm Sandy litigation revealed altered engineering reports concerning damage to homes ravaged by the storm, and now allegations of altered