On March 27, 2018, the New York Court of Appeals issued its widely anticipated decision in Keyspan Gas East Corp. v. Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.
On March 15, 2018, a California federal court (for the Northern District) ruled that under either California or New York law an “all sums” allocation applies to claims for coverage for an underlying mesothelioma wrongful death action.
Applying Ohio law, the court concluded that Pacific Employers had no duty to defend GrafTech or pay defense costs in connection with claims by dozens of workers at Alcoa smelting plants. . .
Coverage For Defense Costs Under Excess Policies – Missouri Court Surveys the Landscape
and Top Developments
Top Developments in Construction Defect, Defense Cost Reimbursement, Exhaustion, New York Insurance Law Section 3420, Number of Occurrences, Pollution Exclusion, Reinsurance, and Trigger of Coverage
The New York Court of Appeals issued its ruling in the closely-watched Global v. Century case. . .
On December 14, 2017, the Florida Supreme Court held in Altman Contractors, Inc. v. Crum & Forster Specialty Insurance Company, No. SC16-1420 that a CGL insurer may have a duty to defend its insured/general contractor. . .
The Ninth Circuit is set to decide whether carbon monoxide falls within the absolute pollution exclusion of a general liability insurance policy.
This post identifies the issues the Connecticut Supreme Court will decide on appeal and sets forth the Appellate Court’s ruling on each issue.
Top Developments in Allocation, Bad Faith, Duty To Defend – Affirmative Claims, Exhaustion, Pollution Exclusion, Reservation Of Rights And Statute Of Limitations