6th Annual “Coverage For Dummies”
Seeking Coverage For The Frailty And Imperfection Of The Human Brain
A review of the best cases, from the year just-concluded, that demonstrate attempts to secure insurance coverage for moronic behavior.
Leading Coverage Lawyers:
The Most Significant Insurance Coverage Decisions Of 2013
I had my say about the most significant insurance coverage decisions of 2013. Here is what some of the nation’s leading coverage lawyers think were the most significant ones of the year.
Roberta D. Anderson -- K&L Gates, LLP
John Ellison, Tim Law, Jay Levin and Doug Widin -- Reed Smith, LLP
Laura Foggan -- Wiley Rein LLP
Lorie Masters -- Jenner & Block LLP
Mike Marick -- Meckler Bulger Tilson Marick & Pearson, LLP
Barry Ostrager and Andy Frankel -- Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Bill Passannante -- Anderson Kill, PC
Carl Salisbury -- Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Ron Schiller, Dan Layden and Bo Ebby -- Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, PC
Tom Segalla and Patrick Omilian -- Goldberg Segalla LLP
Randy Spencer’s Open Mic
Declarations: The Coverage Opinions Interview With Alex Barnett--The Former Anderson Kill Coverage Lawyer Turned Professional Stand-up Comic
Insurance Personalized License Plate Contest Results
New Jersey Legislature Introduces Bill To Address Construction Defect Coverage
Add the Garden State to the list of states that have turned to the legislature to address judicial decisions that have limited the scope of construction defect coverage
Bionic Woman Wins California Motor Vehicle Issue
But Lindsay Wagner Does Not Respond To Coverage Opinions’s Request For Comment
The Less Talked-About Aspect Of The Pollution Exclusion
A court’s determination to apply the pollution exclusion broadly, to all hazardous substances, may not be the end of the story for a policyholder’s pursuit of coverage.
Loss Of Tax Credits Are Not Covered Under A CGL Policy
The $170 Million Stroke Of The Pen
Even if you are not involved with first-party property claims, this case is worth reading.
Washington Court of Appeals: Significant Excess Exhaustion Case
Broker Warning To Be Heeded
Excess insurers need not drop down after a less-than-limits settlement of the underlying policy, even if the insured pays the shortfall
Measuring The Bull’s-Eye On Target’s Back:
Lessons From The T.J. Maxx Data Breach Class Actions