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Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog Blog

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California Supreme Court Rules That General Liability Insurer Must Defend Employer Against Employee Misconduct Allegations

USA - June 15 2018 The Supreme Court of California has ruled that a general liability insurer must defend an employer against allegations of employee misconduct…

Construction Industry May Be At Risk For Uncovered Losses Due To Cyber Attacks

USA - June 13 2018 The construction industry is no stranger to insuring its projects against the risks of physical and natural disasters. Policies purchased to cover…

1st Cir. and Former SCOTUS Justice Find Ambiguous “Arising Out Of” Requires Cosby Defense

USA - June 13 2018 There was nothing ambiguous in former U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter’s ruling in AIG Property Cas. Co. v. Cosby, No. 17-1505 (1st Cir. June 7…

Another Court Holds That Government Subpoenas Seeking Documents Constitute “Claims” Under Standard D&O Policy Language

USA - June 5 2018 The Northern District of Illinois in Astellas US Holding, Inc. v. Starr Indemnity and Liability Co., 2018 WL 2431969, at *1 (N.D. Ill. May 30, 2018)…

Another Example Of Why We Keep Droning On About Ensuring Adequate Coverage

USA - June 5 2018 Darshan Karboj described a grisly scene during an October 2016 wedding. She alleges that, during the festivities, a photography drone operated by…

Insurance Catch Of The Day: Phishing Attacks On The Rise

USA - June 5 2018 Phishing attacks are on the rise, and they are targeting Microsoft’s flagship cloud-based products. According to a report by specialist data breach…

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…