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Too Soon! First Circuit Finds No Duty To Defend Before Suit Is Filed

USA - December 29 2016 Can something short of the filing of a complaint trigger an insurer’s duty to defend? It’s not an idle question. Uncertainty on this issue could…

The Ghost of Systems Past: “Big Data” Suits Loom, But Old Data Issues Remain Unresolved

USA - December 23 2016 2017 could be big for litigation over “Big Data” applications in insurance. This past year saw the filing of several “price optimization” class…

Ask the Public Adjustor: Covering Life with Wisdom

USA - December 1 2016 Dear Public Adjustor: I’m often proud of my dad, like when he stood up to the PTA about The Catcher in the Rye. But lately he has me worried. He’s…

Title Bout: Second Circuit Limits Parties’ Control Over Construction Of Policies

USA - November 18 2016 Like other contracts, insurance policies are divided into parts, and most of the parts appear under headings or captions. A separate contract term…

Point of Interest: Sixth Circuit Complicates Sureties’ Duty Of “Good Faith”

USA - November 11 2016 A hefty body of law declares that “suretyship is not insurance,” and so that sureties are not subject to claims for the tort of insurance bad faith…