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It’s Payback Time: California Ruling Highlights Recoupment Risks in Liability Claims

USA - May 16 2022 One of the most valuable aspects of liability insurance is defense coverage, which protects policyholders from significant costs to defend against…

New York Court Narrowly Interprets “Expected or Intended Injury” Exclusion in Win for Policyholder

USA - May 10 2022 NL Industries recently prevailed against its commercial general liability insurers in the New York Appellate Division in a noteworthy case regarding…

Court Does Not Beat Around The Bush and Is Rather Direct In Rejecting Insurer’s Causation Argument In Computer Fraud Claim

USA - May 9 2022 As businesses continue to increase their reliance on technology, they are bound to face the inevitable risks associated with online transactions and…

Executive Protection Under D&O Policies and the Insured vs. Insured Exclusion

USA - April 21 2022 In T.D. Williamson, Inc. v. Federal Ins. Co., the Tenth Circuit recently affirmed a lower court’s decision that an insurer did not have a duty to…

Judgment Means Judgment: The Eleventh Circuit Reestablishes that a Consensual Excess Settlement Can be Used to Satisfy Causation Prong of Bad Faith

USA - April 14 2022 In a recently published opinion, the Eleventh Circuit revisited - and departed from - its prior, unpublished decision in Cawthorn v. Auto-Owners…

Employers Be WARNed: Remote Employees Receive Class Certification in Suit for Wrongful Termination

USA - March 28 2022 While companies develop their return-to-office policies or decide to keep employees working remotely, they should be mindful of potential liability…

The War Exclusion Will Be a Leading Issue in the Months and Years Ahead

USA - March 16 2022 With the circumstances in Ukraine intensifying and companies either shutting down or suspending operations in the region, the sparingly used war…

New York’s New Insurance Disclosure Law Goes Into Effect

USA - March 15 2022 An amended version of the Comprehensive Insurance Disclosure Act recently went into effect in New York State. This law applies to all civil lawsuits…

PFAS: From Happy Mistake to Ubiquity to Toxic Liability (But is there coverage?)

USA - February 28 2022 In 1938, a DuPont chemist’s experiment yielded not—as he first thought—a lumpen, waxy mistake, but a new chemical with remarkable properties:…

A Win for Policyholders Who Are Victims of Fraudulent Bank Transfer Schemes

USA - February 17 2022 Recently, the Ninth Circuit dealt with a case involving a scenario that is becoming all too common. In Ernst & Haas Mgmt. Co., Inc. v. Hiscox, Inc…