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Typo Renders Proposal For Settlement Ambiguous ? No Fees Awarded

In GEICO v. Ryan, No. 4D13-2615 (Fla. 4th DCA, Mar. 11, 2015), the Court reversed the Trial Court's award of attorney's fees in favor of the insured because the "Proposal for Settlement contains a patent ambiguity--spelling...more

Texas' Atty Fee Statute — Elevating Form Over Substance?

Texas follows the American Rule, which provides that litigants may recover attorneys' fees only if specifically provided for by contract or statute. One such statute — Section 38.001 of the Texas Civil Practice Remedies Code...more

Insurance Claims Representatives’ Pet Peeves

Daniel Cummins, an insurance defense and coverage attorney in Pennsylvania reached out to his claims reps using social media to compile a list of their pet peeves. He compiled the results with some solutions in an article...more

Witness for the Defense

The below article is a piece on Daniel E. Cummins, Esquire an insurance defense attorney with the firm of Foley, Cognetti, Comerford, Cimini & Cummins in Scranton, Pennsylvania. This article, which appeared in the May,...more

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