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Oh, THAT Contract: Ohio Court Bars Plaintiff’s Negligence Claim Based on Subrogation Waiver and Accelerated Limitations Period in...

In Ohio Sec. Ins. Co v. Brakefire, Inc., CA. No. 5:24-cv-267, 2024 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97606 (Brakefire), the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio considered whether a subrogating plaintiff’s negligence...more

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Water Losses 101: A Discussion of Common Causes of Water Losses and How to Investigate Them – Part 1

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The newest episode of the Subro Sessions podcast, is hosted by Gus Sara, Partner, and Michael DeBona, Counsel, who are joined by guest J. Pablo Ross, PE, of Ross Engineering. The episode, entitled “Water Losses 101: A...more

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Delaware Court Dismisses Insurers’ Subrogation Action Against Software Provider Over Ransomware Payouts

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The Superior Court of Delaware, applying Delaware law, has dismissed two lawsuits filed by nine insurance companies seeking to recover amounts they paid under cyber liability policies from a software company whose customers...more

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Getting Control of an Accident Scene and Ensuring Evidence is Preserved

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The newest episode of the Subro Sessions podcast, hosted by associates, Ryan Bennett and Melissa Kenney, is entitled “Getting Control of an Accident Scene and Ensuring Evidence is Preserved.” Ryan and Melissa discuss fire...more

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Investigating Residential Electrical Fires Part 2 – Arcing and Arc Mapping

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Matthew Ferrie, Partner, is back again to host the newest episode of the Subro Sessions podcast. Bert Davis, Principal for Romauldi, Davidson, & Associates and BDA Engineering, joins Matt for the second episode on...more


[Webinar] Erroneous Payment Provisions in Loan Agreements: Common Features; LSTA Form; Negotiation Tips - Fine Tuning Revlon...

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This CLE webinar will explore the evolution of erroneous payment provisions in credit agreements as a result of the infamous Revlon case. The panel will review provisions developed by market participants, including language...more

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Subrogation Waiver Unconscionable in Residential Fuel Delivery Contract

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In a matter of first impression, the Superior Court of Connecticut (Superior Court), in American Commerce Ins., Co. v. Eastern Fuel Corp., No. CV-206109168-S, 2024 Conn. Super. LEXIS 380, held that a waiver of subrogation...more

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New York Court Emphasizes the Importance of Notice in Subrogation

An insurer generally acquires its insured’s rights against tortfeasors through subrogation. But what happens if the insured enters into a settlement and releases the responsible third party? Does the release extinguish the...more

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Pursuing Claims Against Minors and Their Parents

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Chris Konzelmann, Partner, hosts the newest episode of the Subro Sessions podcast entitled: “Pursuing Claims Against Minors and Their Parents.” In this episode, Chris revisits a case and discusses the problems that may arise...more

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Texas Panhandle Wildfires

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Six separate wildfires, including the massive Smokehouse Creek wildfire, are burning at this time in the Texas panhandle. Hutchinson, Hemphill, Roberts, Lipscomb, and Moore counties issued evacuation orders on February 27,...more

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A Matter Judged: Subrogating Insurers Should Beware of Prior Suits Involving the Insured

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In New Jersey Mfrs. Ins. Co. v. Lallygone LLC, No. A-2607-22, 2024 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 120, the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey (Appellate Division) considered whether New Jersey Manufacturers...more

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Stop Suing Yourself: A Brief Discussion on the Anti-Subrogation Rule

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The newest episode of the Subro Sessions podcast is out now. This episode is entitled, “Stop Suing Yourself: A Brief Discussion on the Anti-Subrogation Rule” and is hosted by Gus Sara, Partner, and Katherine Dempsey,...more

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Fine Art Losses – “Canvas” the Subrogation Landscape

If a fire or flood destroys a high-net-worth client’s fine art collection, an insurer who pays out a claim related to the loss has an incentive to pursue subrogation. This article explores some of the issues an insurer should...more

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Reasonable Expectations – Pennsylvania’s Case by Case Approach to the Sutton Rule

In Mutual Benefit Ins. Co. a/s/o Michael Sacks v. Koser, No. 1340 MDA 2023, 2023 Pa. Super. LEXIS 574, 2023 PA Super 252 (Mutual Benefit), the Superior Court of Pennsylvania discussed whether a landlord’s property insurer...more

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The Sounds of Silence: Pennsylvania’s Sutton Rule

In Westminster Am. Ins. Co. a/s/o Androulla M. Toffalli v. Bond, No. 538 EDA 2023, 2023 Pa. Super. LEXIS 626, 2023 PA Super 272, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania (Appellate Court) recently discussed the impact of silence on...more

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Subcontractors Were Not Third-Party Beneficiaries of Waiver of Subrogation Language in a General Contract, Requiring Reversal of...

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A recent Maryland appellate decision arising from an insurance company’s exercise of subrogation rights against negligent subcontractors in connection with tornado damage to a warehouse illustrates the pitfalls of waiver of...more

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I Spy Claims Against Amazon

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A federal court in West Virginia recently ruled that a negligence claim could proceed against Amazon related to a spy camera used to take unsolicited photos of a teenage girl. M.S. v., Inc., No. 3:23-cv-0046, 2023...more

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Subrogation Rights in R&W Insurance Policies

The volume and size of insurer payments under R&W insurance policies are increasing. According to a May 2023 Aon study, the average R&W insurance claim payment to Aon clients in 2022 was $9 million, “significantly higher than...more

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Wyoming Supreme Court Picks a Side After Reviewing the Sutton Rule

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In a matter of first impression, the Supreme Court of Wyoming (Supreme Court), in West American Insurance Company v. Black Dog Consulting Inc., No. S-23-0052, 2023 WY 109, 2023 Wyo. LEXIS 111, examined whether a landlord’s...more

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Don’t Spoil Me: Oklahoma District Court Rules Against Spoliation Sanctions

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In Okla. Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co. v. Omega Flex, Inc., No. CIV-22-18-D, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 197755, the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma (the District Court) determined spoliation sanctions...more

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IL Court: Insurer Can Subrogate Additional Insured Without Equitable Principles

Illinois Appellate Court Holds that Insurer May Subrogate to the Rights of an Additional Insured Based on a Contractual Right to Subrogation and that Equitable Subrogation Principles Do Not Apply - In a recently decided...more

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Risky Business: Contractual Versus Equitable Rights of Subrogation

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In Zurich Am. Ins. Co. v. Infrastructure Eng’g. Inc., 2023 Ill. App. LEXIS 383, the insurer, Zurich American Insurance Company (Insurer) proceeded as subrogee of Community College District No. 508 d/b/a City Colleges of...more

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Beware: A Security Company’s Contract May Eliminate Your Causes of Action

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xIn Jewels by Iroff, Inc. v. Securitas Tech. Corp., No. 1:23-CV-556-TWT, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 172391, a Georgia federal court addressed a suit against a security/alarm company arising from a break-in at a jewelry store where...more

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District of Maryland Rejects ACV Standard for Property Damages in Fire Case

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A recent decision from the U.S. District Court of Maryland should remind litigators and subrogation professionals the goal of awarding damages is to put the plaintiff back into the same position they were before the harm....more

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[Webinar] How a Root Cause Failure Lab Can Help Close Complex Claims - November 14th, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

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This course will cover: - Different types of engineering analyses - Steps in root cause failure analysis - The importance of the chain of custody - How a failure analysis lab can contribute to Subrogation matters...more

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