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David McMahon, who represents insurers in litigation resulting from natural disasters and product liability lawsuits against the airline and cruise industry, was interviewed for an Aug. 6, 2013, Claims Journal article,...more
This Book Review by Northeastern Pennsylvania insurance defense attorney of the Scranton, PA law firm of Foley, Comerford & Cummins appeared in the July 2013 edition of the Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine. The review analyzes...more
Delaware Bankruptcy Judge Judith Fitzgerald in the bankruptcies of Specialty Products Holding Corp. (a/k/a RPM, Inc.) and Bondex International, Inc. rejected the Debtors’ “novel” claim estimation approach that reduced from...more
In the recent decision Kaiser Cement & Gypsum Corp. v. Insurance Company of the State of Pennsylvania 2013 Cal. App. LEXIS 269 (2nd Dist. April 8, 2013), the California Court of Appeal considered whether horizontal or...more
Nearly two years ago, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District issued a decision that upheld the concept of horizontal exhaustion of primary liability policy limits before triggering the obligation of...more
In a significant victory for policyholders, the Illinois Appellate Court reversed a trial court decision that John Crane, Inc. (“Crane”) had no excess coverage for asbestos bodily injury claims. By so ruling, the appeals...more
Attorney Daniel E. Cummins of the Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania insurance defense firm, Foley, Comerford & Cummins provides this detailed analysis of the current state of Pennsylvania Products Liability Law. ...more
Comprehensive general liability policies limit the amount the insurer has to pay for each “occurrence”, which is typically defined as an “accident” or “exposure to [injurious] conditions”. Insurers and policyholders...more
The collateral source rule in a personal injury action or tort claim generally prevents the admission of evidence that the plaintiff will be compensated from a source other than the defendant for his/her injuries. This rule...more
In its recent decision in Composite Structures, Inc. v. Cont'l Ins. Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 147320 (M.D. Fla. Oct. 12, 2012), the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida considered if and when an...more
Damages owed from illness and death claims resulting from actual or alleged food and beverage contamination, along with the cost of recalls of potentially contaminated products, present serious financial risk to companies...more
In its recent decision in First Specialty Insurance Corp. v. Milton Construction Co., 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97972 (S.D. Fla. July 16, 2012), the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida had occasion...more
Five years ago, the New York Court of Appeals held in Appalachian Insurance Company v. General Electric Company, 8 N.Y.3d 162, 831 N.Y.S.2d 742 (2007) (“Appalachian”), that asbestos claims against a policyholder constituted...more
The UK's highest court has issued its decision in the Employers' Liability Insurance "Trigger" Litigation: BAI (Run Off) Ltd v Durham & Ors,  UKSC 14 (28 March 2012), and finally resolved a long-pending dispute over...more
Not being able to work can be one of the worst financial hardships of a car accident. Yes, you're injured. Yes, you have medical bills. But you might be able to handle all that if you could just make some money, right? Since...more
Most litigation is settled before it reaches trial. When negotiating a settlement, parties should consider whether statements made in the course of those negotiations (which may take either written or oral form) are subject...more
If you've been trying to deal with a personal injury claim against the auto insurance company, you should read this. Negotiating your own claim can be difficult - get the help you need from experts like the Personal Injury...more
If you’ve been hurt in an accident, and are trying to decide if you want to hire a lawyer, here are 10 reasons you should consider it.
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In the light of the PIP breast implants scandal a brief summary of how business liability insurance works in the UK with reference to product liability and product recalls...more
When looking for court reporting services in Houston, Texas, an attorney has a wide range of options to consider. Do they want to hire a freelance court reporter, or will a larger litigation support firm provide the best...more
When an attorney’s caseload is packed, and they have multiple depositions in different locations on the same day, this technology literally allows a busy attorney to be in two places at the same time....more
The role of a court reporter is critical to the success of an attorney's case, both in terms of the accuracy of the transcript and the services they provide. Choose the wrong court reporting firm and you could end up with...more
It doesn't matter whether you are an attorney, a paralegal or legal secretary...the storage of important legal documents and the ability to access those documents in realtime is critical to your ability to efficiently serve...more
If you've been in an accident, you know how stressful it can be. If you've never been in an accident, you are lucky and I hope your streak continues. Either way, you should know what to do if you are ever in an accident and...more
Two of the most valuable benefits of litigation support technology are the ability to increase our capabilities and make us more efficient in the time we spend completing specific tasks. An apt example of both can be found in...more