The proper trigger of coverage in construction defect disputes has been addressed on several occasions by New Jersey courts.
A published Pennsylvania decision favorable to insurance companies, the Wenk case would apply to future claims in both the first- and third-party contexts.
If this latest legislative attempt to change Florida’s bad faith litigation environment becomes law, it will be a good step towards correcting the financial havoc caused—at least in part—by that environment.
Welcome to CICR’s annual review of insurance cases. Here, we spotlight five decisions from the last year that you should know about—and five pending cases to watch.
The court set out the rules concerning attorney-client privilege in the context of a coverage dispute. As a starting point, “there is a presumption of no attorney-client privilege relevant between the insured and the insurer in the claims adjusting process.”
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court addressed the responsibilities of an insurer under a homeowners policy to an innocent insured homeowner when her fiancée — a coinsured who co-owned the home — intentionally set fire to the home.