What is a Damron Agreement?
Granite State Ins. Co. v. Integrity Structures, LLC, No. C14-5085BHS, 2015 WL 136006 (W.D. Wash. Jan. 9, 2015).
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington held that an insurer did not act in bad faith...more
Liability insurance policies require notice be provided to the insurer to allow the insurers time to adequately investigate and respond to claims. An insured’s failure to provide notice to its carrier can result in the...more
Second Circuit: Insurer Must Defend Where Factual Allegations Create a Possibility of Coverage -
Why it matters:
In a recent pro-policyholder decision, the Second Circuit, applying New York law, reminded...more
Encryption Flaw "Heartbleed" Creates Data Risk: How Insurance Can Stanch the Bleeding -
In early April, news broke of an encryption flaw named “Heartbleed” that exposed companies to data breaches for over two and one...more
Most businesses have a variety of insurance coverage that they hope never to have to utilize. If and when the time does come to exercise one’s rights to the benefit of such a policy, however, the last thing any in-house...more
As previously noted in a recent blog post, defendants should immediately evaluate their insurance coverage upon receipt of a class action complaint. But as one defendant recently discovered the hard way, that evaluation must...more
Earlier this month, the 7th Circuit affirmed a district court order that held an insurer properly denied coverage to the insured law firm based on its failure to comply with the reporting requirements under its claims-made...more
In Atlantic Casualty Insurance Company v. Value Waterproofing, Inc., 2013 WL 152854 (S.D.N.Y., 2013), the Southern District Court of New York held that a commercial general liability insurer had no duty to defend or indemnify...more
In a recent ruling of interest to any company named as a potentially responsible party (“PRP”) at a Superfund site, the Alabama Supreme Court has held that a PRP letter constitutes a “suit” under a comprehensive general...more
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