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The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower federal court’s finding that a business and management insurance policy’s prior knowledge and prior litigation exclusions bar coverage for an underlying lawsuit in Douglas Woo, et al. v. Scottsdale In.  Co.,
Continue Reading 9th Circuit Affirms Application of Prior Litigation and Prior Loss Exclusions as Bar to Coverage

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower federal court’s finding that a business and management insurance policy’s prior knowledge and prior litigation exclusions bar coverage for an underlying lawsuit in Douglas Woo, et al. v. Scottsdale In.  Co.,
Continue Reading 9th Circuit Affirms Application of Prior Litigation and Prior Loss Exclusions as Bar to Coverage

In Joseph Shaheen v. Progressive Casualty Ins. Co., the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals determined that the insurer’s conduct did not satisfy the threshold standard for bad faith claims under Kentucky law.
In 2005, the insured, while intoxicated,
Continue Reading Insurer’s Conditional Offer to Pay the Policy Limit and Ensure Insured be Released was Not in Bad Faith

In Joseph Shaheen v. Progressive Casualty Ins. Co., the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals determined that the insurer’s conduct did not satisfy the threshold standard for bad faith claims under Kentucky law.
In 2005, the insured, while intoxicated,
Continue Reading Insurer’s Conditional Offer to Pay the Policy Limit and Ensure Insured be Released was Not in Bad Faith

Dietz v. GEICO General Ins. Co. arose out of injuries in a 2009 traffic accident involving the insured. After the insurer denied coverage for medical expenses incurred by the plaintiff, the plaintiff filed suit against the insured in 2011 and
Continue Reading Insurer’s Conduct During Appeal of Underlying Judgment Does Not Affect “Bad Faith” Limitations Period

Dietz v. GEICO General Ins. Co. arose out of injuries in a 2009 traffic accident involving the insured. After the insurer denied coverage for medical expenses incurred by the plaintiff, the plaintiff filed suit against the insured in 2011 and
Continue Reading Insurer’s Conduct During Appeal of Underlying Judgment Does Not Affect “Bad Faith” Limitations Period