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Keeping Pokémon Go cyber fun from causing real-world liability

Noses buried in their smart phones, armies of Pokémon Go players scour neighborhoods in search of elusive cyber monsters lurking in real locations identified by the wildly popular game. Seeing a way to “lure” (in Pokemon Go...more

Insurance Coverage – Bad Faith – Duty to Defend Multiple Policies

by Low, Ball & Lynch on

21st Century Insurance Co. v. The Superior Court of San Bernardino County - Court of Appeal, Fourth District (September 10, 2015) - Typically, where an insurer is defending an action, it is not bound by any...more

Critical Regulations and Libel Suit Raise Adverse Publicity Coverage Issues

by Wilson Elser on

Brand is everything! The ability and opportunities to extend a brand’s reach are vast, with the smallest companies able to brand globally. Equally important is protecting an established brand. Competitors and consumers can...more

Cracking Down on Hit and Run Via Social Media

by Lewitt Hackman on

About 80 percent of hit and run cases between 2008 and 2012 in the Los Angeles area were never solved, according to the Los Angeles Times. Compare that to the city of Denver, whose police force actually resolves about 78...more

If You Post It, Your Opponent Can Probably Discover It

by Cozen O'Connor on

In March we ran a post on how important videos, photographs, and statements on social media sites can be when investigating a property loss. A picture is literally worth a thousand words. Earlier this month, a Florida court...more

On the Road With Autonomous Vehicles and the Insurance Industry, Issue No. 3

by Nelson Brown & Co. on

Autonomous Vehicles and Liability - Autonomous vehicles (AVs) promise to deliver greater safety by significantly reducing accidents caused by driver error. However, AVs will not eliminate accidents, and associated...more

Insurance Coverage – Personal & Advertising Injury – Trade Disparagement

by Low, Ball & Lynch on

Hartford Casualty Insurance Co. v Swift Distribution, Inc. - California Supreme Court (June 12, 2014) - Commercial liability policies provide coverage for “personal and advertising injury.” This term typically...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

Social Media — The Possibilities Are Endless!

by Cozen O'Connor on

Facebook. Instagram. YouTube. Twitter. LinkedIn. SnapChat. Flickr. Google+. Tumblr. WeChat. MySpace. WhatsApp. Reddit. The list of social media and networking sites goes on and on. It’s fairly common knowledge...more

ENT surgeons cut into each other – Common law qualified privilege in defamation

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The New South Wales Court of Appeal in Prince v Malouf [2014] NSWCA 12 has recently overturned a District Court award of damages. The two parties, Dr Prince and Dr Malouf, were ear, nose and throat surgeons who, in...more

Insurance Recovery Law - Feb 18, 2014

Insurer Must Indemnify TCPA Settlement, Despite Lack of Involvement - Why it matters: In a closely watched case out of Illinois, an appellate court held that a $1.7 million settlement in a Telephone Consumer...more

Policyholders Fight To Preserve Precedent

by Nossaman LLP on

In a case pending before the state Supreme Court, Hartford Casualty Ins. Co. v. Swift Distribution Inc., S207172, it seems the entire insurance industry has lined up in an effort to convince the high court that the rules...more

Insurance Recovery Law -- Jun 12, 2013

A Return to the Basics - Reading, understanding and interpreting an insurance policy can get pretty complicated. Coverage, exclusions, definitions, notice requirements, time limits – every provision of a policy can be...more

Insurance Recovery Law -- May 30, 2013

In This Issue: Do Your Homework; Repeated Sexual Abuse = Multiple Occurrences, Says New York’s Highest Court; 5th Circuit Holds Policy Covers EPA Suit; Competitor’s False Ad Suit Covered By Liability Policy; and...more

California To Draw The Lines In Disparagement Liability

The California Supreme Court has granted review of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Hartford Casualty Insurance Company v. Swift Distribution, Inc., 210 Cal. App. 4th 915 (2d Dist. Ct. App. Oct. 29, 2012), review granted 152...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

Jury Trials in the Age of Social Media

Social Media like Facebook is everywhere and impacts everything we do--including the jury trial process. In California, new jury instructions and admonitions have been adopted to face this development head on. However, the...more

Weekly Law Resume - August 30, 2012: Insurance Coverage – Trade Libel v Disparagement

by Low, Ball & Lynch on

Travelers Property Casualty Company of America v. Charlotte Russe Holding, Inc., et al. Court of Appeal, Second District (July 13, 2012) Personal injury coverage under most CGL policies provides coverage for claims...more

Funk & Bolton Mid-Atlantic Property & Casualty Reporter

by Jennifer Lubinski on

Funk & Bolton's Coverage & Defense Practice Group provides advice and counsel to insurers in coverage and extra-contractual matters, product development and claim compliance, and defends claims and litigation matters....more

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