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Cigna Has Continued its Battle for Coverage of ERISA Class Action

Cigna has continued its fight for coverage again urging the Pennsylvania Superior Court to overturn a decision that let its excess insurers off the hook over an ERISA class action brought by the compa

Court Rejects Policyholder’s Products-Completed Operations Hazard Arguments In Attempt To Obtain Coverage For Environmental Claims

This environmental coverage action arises from soil and groundwater contamination at Visteon’s Indiana plant that migrated to the properties of neighboring landowners. Specifically, Visteon manu

Courts Split on ACA Health Insurance Subsidies: Highlights Differences in Statutory Interpretation

On July 22, 2014, two U.S. Courts of Appeals highlighted both the science and the art of statutory construction and interpretation — and came to very different conclusions. These courts were as

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Deemed Traditional Pollution Precluding Coverage Under Policy’s Pollution Exclusion

This environmental coverage action involved a Church pastor and his wife’s exposure to carbon monoxide from the Church’s heating system resulting in the death of the pastor, and the cour

Court Finds Coverage Under Professional Liability Policies For Settlement In Breast Cancer Vaccine Case

In this declaratory judgment action, the plaintiff, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (Rosalind), seeks coverage from its insurers, Lexington Insurance Company (Lexington) and Landm

Cases for Winter 2014 Environmental Coverage Report

Below are decisions which correspond with the Environmental Coverage Report newsletter. Click here to download the latest version. Cases provided courtesy of LexisNexis. Alabama Gas v Traveler

CaseWatch: Insurance and Bad Faith Focus, January 2014 Editions Now Available

Please click for the latest edition of CaseWatch Insurance. CaseWatch: Insurance provides timely summaries of and access to insurance law decisions and legislation.  For ease of reference, w

Cases for the January 2014 Editions of CaseWatch: Insurance and Bad Faith Focus

The below cases correspond with the January edition of CaseWatch: Insurance and the analysis of each case. Click here for access to the newsletter. Cases are provided courtesy of Lexis

Cuse Wins Again: Appellate Court Ruled that Investigative Subpoenas Involving Syracuse University Coach Bernie Fine are Covered Under Policy

A New York appellate court recently affirmed a lower court’s ruling that a claims-made policy issued to Syracuse University covered the university’s cost of responding to investigative s

Cases for Life, Health, Disability, and ERISA

Cases provided courtesy of Lexis Nexis. Cosey v. Prudential Ins. Co. Gilardi v. US Dept HHS Heimeshoff v. Hartford Kenseth v. Dean Health Plan Killian v. Concert Health Plan Mi

Cases for Reinsurance Review – December 2013 Edition

Cases provided courtesy of LexisNexis. ALLSTATE INSURANCE CO. V. ONEBEACON AMERICAN INSURANCE CO. AMLIN CORPORATE MEMBER LIMITED AND OTHERS V. ORIENTAL ASSURANCE CORPORATION BEAZLEY UNDER

CaseWatch: Insurance December 2013 Edition Now Available

Please click here for the latest edition of CaseWatch: Insurance. CaseWatch: Insurance provides timely summaries of and access to insurance law decisions and legislation.  For ease of reference

Cases for the December 2013 Edition of CaseWatch

The below cases correspond with the December edition of CaseWatch: Insurance and the analysis of each case. Click here for access to the newsletter. Cases are provided courtesy of LexisNex

Court Intervenes To Stay Arbitration Before Final Award

This arbitration/reinsurance action arises from the plaintiff’s request for injunctive relief to enjoin further arbitration proceedings as a result of questions concerning the potential breach

CaseWatch: Insurance October 2013 Edition Now Available

Please click here for the latest edition of CaseWatch: Insurance. CaseWatch: Insurance provides timely summaries of and access to insurance law decisions and legislation.  For ease of referenc

Cases for the October 2013 Edition of CaseWatch

The below cases correspond with the October edition of CaseWatch: Insurance and the analysis of each case. Click here for access to the newsletter. Cases are provided courtesy of LexisNexis.

Caveat Emptor – Let the Buyer Beware of Health Care Phish

Caveat emptor — “Let the buyer beware” is a good rule of thumb for people to keep in mind as they begin to sign up for health insurance under the new exchanges established in accord

Colorado Court Applies Massachusetts Law to Bar Coverage for Chinese Drywall

A Colorado state court applied Massachusetts law to deny an excess carrier’s summary judgment motion that sought to disclaim coverage for defective Chinese drywall claims.  Specifically, the

California Court of Appeals says Insurers Do Not Have a Duty to Initiate Settlement

The issue involved in this case was the duty of an insurer to settle a third party claim within the policy limits when liability was clear and there was a substantial likelihood of a recovery in exces

CaseWatch: Insurance September 2013 Edition Now Available; Introducing Bad Faith Focus

For a free copy of CaseWatch: Insurance, please click here. For a free copy of our new complement to CaseWatch: Insurance, Bad Faith Focus, please click here. If you would like to receive

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