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Illinois Court Holds Duty to Defend Telemarketing Sales Rule Lawsuit

In its recent decision in North River Ins. Co. v. Guar. Trust Life Ins. Co., 2014 Ill. App. Unpub. LEXIS 736 (Apr. 14, 2014), the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, had occasion to consider whether an exclusion for...more

Insurance Recovery Law - June 2014

Lab’s “Body Bag” Presentations Triggered Coverage For Defamation Claims: Why it matters - We’ve all sat through some pretty boring PowerPoint presentations. But the lesson from a recent decision: it might be a...more

California Supreme Court Holds Insurers are Subject to Unfair Competition Claims in Zhang Case

On August 1, the California Supreme Court issued its highly-anticipated decision in Zhang v. Superior Court, holding that the California Unfair Insurance Practices Act (Ins. Code §790 et seq.) does not necessarily preempt an...more

General Liability Policies May Cover Antitrust, Patent, and Other Business Litigation – Part 1

General liability insurance is frequently overlooked in business litigation. These policies, however, include coverage for “disparagement” and “malicious prosecution.” Both terms are construed broadly and may provide coverage...more

Antitrust And Advertising Injury: Hurdles For Defendants

Published in Competition Law360 - November 2011. Within the past two months, the Seventh and Eleventh Circuits have addressed whether antitrust claims against an insured gave rise to a duty to defend by insurers under...more

Advertising Law - March 11, 2010

In This Issue: *Companies Seek Protection in Post-Tiger Woods World of Scandal *California Enacts New Law on Promotions *FTC Warns 78 Companies About Advertising “Bamboo” Products *Verizon Wins NAD Challenge Against...more

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