In Brecek & Young Advisors, Inc. v. Lloyds of London Syndicate 2003, ___F.3d ___, 2013 WL 1943338 (10th Cir. (Kan.) May 13, 2013), the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit broadly applied the definition of...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
Here's an often asked question: "How long should I keep my insurance policies?" Is it three years? Seven Years?
The short answer is none of the above.
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In its recent decision in ACE Capital v. Eplanning, Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 32613 (E.D. Cal. March 8, 2013), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California had occasion to consider California...more
An Illinois appellate court held that a lawyers professional liability policy’s business pursuits exclusion barred coverage for an underlying civil conspiracy action against a law firm and one of its attorneys. American...more
In its recent decision in BCS Ins. Co. v. Big Thyme Enters., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20051 (D.S.C. Feb. 14, 2013), the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina had occasion to consider whether an alleged...more
In a case of first impression, the Illinois Appellate Court considered whether a professional liability insurer can deny a defense to its insured, an attorney who admits he erred in providing legal services. Ill. State Bar...more
In its recent decision in Entitle Ins. Co. v. Darwin Select Ins. Co., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14218 (N.D. Ohio Feb. 1, 2013), the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio had occasion to consider whether a...more
In its recent decision in Admiral Ins. Co. v. Thomas, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10754 (W.D. Ok. Jan. 28, 2013), the United States District for the Western District of Oklahoma had occasion to consider the scope of coverage...more
In its recent decision in Tudor Ins. Co. v. Manchester Educ. Found., Inc., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8458 (S.D. Miss. Jan. 22, 2013), the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi had occasion to...more
Within the past few years cloud computing has become popular with respect to everyday personal and business productivity. Between email, file sharing, word processing, web chatting and social media, the cloud concept has...more
In Ace European Group & Ors v Standard Life Assurance Limited,  EWCA Civ 1713, the English Court of Appeal reaffirmed the principle that where a loss has multiple causes, the insured’s entitlement to an indemnity in...more
In its recent decision in Sharp Realty & Mgmt. v. Capitol Specialty Ins. Corp., 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 243 (11th Cir. Jan. 4, 2013), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, applying Alabama law, considered...more
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