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Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog Blog

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Eleventh Circuit Computer Fraud Decision Highlights Policy Wording Pitfalls

USA - May 24 2018 On May 10, 2018, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a Northern District of Georgia decision barring coverage for a loss claimed to arise…

California Appellate Court Affirms Coverage for $132 Million in Settlements in “Texting” Train Crash Case

USA - May 11 2018 The California Court of Appeal has affirmed that Lloyd’s of London and other insurers cannot escape coverage for $132.5 million in settlements arising…

Insurer’s “Forum Shopping” in Pfizer Securities Coverage Dispute Provides Most Recent Example of Venue Battle

USA - May 8 2018 Drug-maker Pfizer and one of its excess insurers, North River, are in the middle of a contentious dispute regarding the proper forum for their…

Financial Institutions Should Implement Cyber Insurance Programs, Banking Regulators Say

USA - May 7 2018 The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (“FFIEC”), a U.S. governmental body comprised of banking regulators, recently issued guidance…

With the EU’s Global Data Protection Regulation Quickly Approaching, Policyholders Should Act Now to Maximize Insurance Coverage for Its Potentially Staggering Liabilities

European Union, USA - May 4 2018 May 25, 2018 should be a day circled on many company calendars. On that day, the European Union’s long-awaited Global Data Protection Regulation…

New Jersey Court Finds Insurance Transfer Valid

USA - May 2 2018 On April 13, 2018, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, affirmed a trial court decision finding that a bill of sale intended to…

Eleventh Circuit Upholds Coverage for Environmental Damage from Sewage, Concluding It is Not a “Pollutant”

USA - May 1 2018 On April 20, 2018, the Eleventh Circuit affirmed an Alabama district court decision finding that an “absolute pollution exclusion” did not bar…

Ninth Circuit Finds Exclusion Bars Coverage For Social Engineering Scheme

USA - April 19 2018 On April 17, 2018, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court decision finding that an exclusion barred coverage for a $700,000 loss resulting from a…

Allocation Under New York Law: The Contract Language and the Facts Rule

USA - April 19 2018 Two recent decisions addressing allocation of long-tail liabilities demonstrate that resolution of the issue under New York law depends upon the…

Wording of Additional-Insured Provisions Makes All The Difference

USA - April 17 2018 A New York appellate court ruled recently in Hanover Insurance Co. v. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co., 2018 NY Slip Op 02121 (1st Dep’t March 27…