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Insurance Coverage: US State Courts Rule for Insureds in Three Recent Policyholder Decisions

USA - November 14 2018 Companies facing products or environmental liability claims should immediately consider insurance coverage from current and historical policies in...

Laura Glickman.


Insurance coverage for climate change suits: Virginia Supreme Court reconsidering 2011 Steadfast v. AES decision

USA - February 16 2012 On February 27, 2012, the Virginia Supreme Court will hear oral argument on the petition for rehearing in Steadfast Insurance Co. v. AES Corporation (Steadfast)....

Cecilia O'Connell Miller, Elissa M. McClure.


US Supreme Court declines to expand jurisdiction over foreign products manufacturers

USA - July 7 2011 In a pair of recent decisions, the US Supreme Court declined to expand the scope of state court jurisdiction over foreign products manufacturers....

Arthur F. Foerster, Tyler J. Hagenbuch.


The Japanese crisis and business interruption insurance

USA - April 12 2011 In the wake of the tragic Japanese earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis, American and European companies with strong economic ties to Japan may find that their business interruption (BI) insurance coverage is a valuable financial asset....

Brook B. Roberts, Peter K. Rosen, David A. Barrett, Cecilia O'Connell Miller.


International companies beware: the steady rise of alien tort claims act lawsuits

USA - September 13 2010 In recent years, foreign citizens are increasingly using US courts to target international companies in lawsuits which claim that the company acted in concert with foreign governments, or rogue elements within a foreign country, to commit torture, rape, murder, genocide or a host of other human rights violations....

Mark A. Miller.