Welcome to CICR’s annual review of insurance cases. Here, we spotlight seven decisions from the last year that you should know about, and five pending cases — all before state high courts — to keep an eye on. The choices were not always easy.
In a pair of recent asbestos coverage decisions, a Pennsylvania federal court issued rulings addressing expedited funding orders, number of “occurrences,” and the applicability of aggregate limits under the Fourth Circuit’s Wallace & Gale approach.
Insureds Suing Individual Adjusters – What Will Change If The Washington Supreme Court Decides That Adjusters May Be Sued For Bad Faith? and Top Developments
A recent opinion by the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division (Second Department) highlights the potential risks for an insurer leaving an insured unrepresented while the insurer pursues other parties or insurers who may be primarily responsible for defending the insured.
The federal district court in Hall found that the policy “unambiguously excluded coverage for the faulty workmanship claims” in the underlying action.
Covering an American Epidemic: Insurance Coverage Issues Arising out of the Opioid Crisis and Top Developments
The ALI Restatement – What Lies Ahead? and Top Developments
New York’s Highest Court Rejects “Unavailability” Exception to Pro Rata Allocation in Long-Tail Claims and Top Developments
An Insurer’s Guide to Reserving Rights: Tips for Avoiding Waiver and Estoppel and Top Developments
Coverage For Defense Costs Under Excess Policies – Missouri Court Surveys the Landscape
and Top Developments