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Insurer’s Unreasonable Refusal to Settle Obligated It to a Stipulated Judgment in Excess of Policy Limits
  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani
  • USA
  • August 23 2016

In Barickman v. Mercury Casualty Company, 1016 Cal. App. LEXIS 681 (July 25, 2016), the Court of Appeal affirmed a judgment against an insurer


On Second Thought: Overturning Damages Awards on Appeal
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • July 19 2016

In Canada, appeal Courts are usually reluctant to overturn damages awarded by a trial judge. The rule is that an appeal Court should not interfere


Sandhu v. HSBC Finance Mortgages Inc.: Disqualifying representative plaintiffs for the use of pre-certification “extortionate” settlement tactics in fee disclosure case
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2016

Recently in Sandhu v. HSBC Finance Mortgages Inc., 2016 BCCA 301, the British Columbia Court of Appeal (the “BCCA”) decertified a class action where


Employing Insurance to Protect You From Wage & Hour Suits In Light of Updated Regulations
  • Gilbert LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2016

In 2014, we reported that wage and hour lawsuits--claims in which employees and companies dispute the amount owed to an employee or class of


Employing Insurance to Protect You From Wage & Hour Suits in Light of Updated Regulations
  • Gilbert LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2016

In 2014, we reported that wage and hour lawsuitsclaims in which employees and companies dispute the amount owed to an employee or class of employees


Copuss Pty Ltd v Nix 2012 NSWSC 671
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • August 15 2012

In this case, Ball J held that a notice of termination served on Copuss by Mr and Mrs Nix (Nix), gave rise to wrongful repudiation of a JV agreement between the parties (JV Deed


Shopper claims Ralph’s Grocery Co. improperly shared personal information
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2012

A California resident has filed a putative class action against Ralphs Grocery Co. alleging that it breached its promise not to share the personal information that shoppers must provide to obtain a “Ralphs rewards Card”; only cardholders may purportedly take advantage of advertised store discounts


Payment for settlement of restitution claim is not an insurable "loss"
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2012

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has held that an insured’s payment to resolve allegations that the insured fraudulently induced the purchase of its subsidiary at an artificially inflated price did not constitute an insurable “loss” under Illinois law


Before you take the plunge. Life after breach - Part 3. Great expectations?
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • November 16 2011

What happens if one party to a contract fails to perform?


Contractual and restitutionary remedies: the courts stick to the bargain
  • Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2011

Victims of breaches of contract frequently seek to recover their losses from third parties associated with the parties in breach, usually because the parties in breach are not worth pursuing