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Important Timing Considerations for COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

USA - April 27 2021 You are a corporate policyholder whose business has been decimated by COVID-19. You promptly tender a claim to your insurer under your policy for…

Pollution and Contamination Exclusions Don’t Warrant COVID-19 BI Claim Denials

USA - February 22 2021 You are a policyholder whose business has been decimated by COVID-19. You tender a claim to your insurer under your policy—which does not contain a…

Tribal Property Insurance Found to Cover COVID-19 Business Interruption Losses

USA - January 25 2021 In an apparent first for tribal policyholders, an Oklahoma court recently granted summary judgment in favor of the Cherokee Nation on its claim for…

Gone Phishin': How Does Insurance Apply To Business Email Compromise Losses?

USA - December 9 2020 Suppose one of your business partners paid a multimillion dollar invoice to a fraudster, rather than to your business. Further suppose that the…

Case Summaries and Insights

USA - December 9 2020 The California Supreme Court’s recent decision in Montrose Chemical Corp. v. Superior Court has limited the ability of excess insurers to use their…

The Growing Captive Insurance Market: Is It Right for Your Business Needs?

USA - December 9 2020 On January 1. 2020, when millions of policyholders obtained renewals of their annual insurance policies, few would have anticipated that, within a…

Top 7 Opportunities and Obstacles in Negotiating Pollution Coverage

USA - December 9 2020 Pollution Legal Liability (PLU policies are useful in many circumstances to mitigate environmental liabilities. They can be used to help protect a…

The Right to Independent Counsel: What It Is and When You Should Demand It

USA - December 7 2020 Your company has been sued on alternative theories of negligence and fraud. You tender the lawsuit under your general liability policy, which…

COVID-19 and Business Interruption Insurance

USA - December 7 2020 As the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on nearly every sector of the economy, businesses across the country look to their commercial property…

Assessing the Value of Representations and Warranty insurance

USA - December 4 2020 During the past decade, it has become increasingly common for merger and acquisition transactions to include the purchase of representation and…