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In Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London et al. v. ConAgra Grocery Products Company, et al. San Francisco County Superior Court, Case No. CGC-14-53673, a San Francisco Superior Court recently ruled that ConAgra’s insurers are not required to pay its $102 million… Continue Reading → The post California Court Finds Section 533 Applies to Preclude Coverage for Lead Paint Settlement appeared first on Commercial General Liability Dispatch.…
In Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London et al. v. ConAgra Grocery Products Company, et al. San Francisco County Superior Court, Case No. CGC-14-53673, a San Francisco Superior Court recently ruled that ConAgra’s insurers are not required to pay its $102 million… Continue Reading → The post California Court Finds Section 533 Applies to Preclude Coverage for Lead Paint Settlement appeared first on Commercial General Liability Dispatch.…
Last week, we wrote about the Illinois Supreme Court’s decision late last year, holding that insurance coverage for malicious prosecution was triggered when the insureds’ wrongful conduct occurred rather than when the underlying claimant was exonerated.  Earlier this year, the… Continue Reading → The post Nebraska Supreme Court: Professional Services Exclusion Does Not Apply to Wrongful Conviction Claim appeared first on Commercial General Liability Dispatch.…
Last week, we wrote about the Illinois Supreme Court’s decision late last year, holding that insurance coverage for malicious prosecution was triggered when the insureds’ wrongful conduct occurred rather than when the underlying claimant was exonerated.  Earlier this year, the… Continue Reading → The post Nebraska Supreme Court: Professional Services Exclusion Does Not Apply to Wrongful Conviction Claim appeared first on Commercial General Liability Dispatch.…
Last week, we wrote about the Illinois Supreme Court’s decision late last year, holding that insurance coverage for malicious prosecution was triggered when the insureds’ wrongful conduct occurred rather than when the underlying claimant was exonerated.  Earlier this year, the… Continue Reading → The post Nebraska Supreme Court: Professional Services Exclusion Does Not Apply to Wrongful Conviction Claim appeared first on Commercial General Liability Dispatch.…
Commercial general liability insurance policies typically afford coverage for “personal injury” or “personal and advertising injury,” which is often defined to include “false imprisonment” and “malicious prosecution.” As a result, when local agencies and their employees are sued arising out of… Continue Reading → The post Illinois Supreme Court Decides Trigger of Coverage for Malicious Prosecution Coverage Claims appeared first on Commercial General Liability Dispatch.…
Commercial general liability insurance policies typically afford coverage for “personal injury” or “personal and advertising injury,” which is often defined to include “false imprisonment” and “malicious prosecution.” As a result, when local agencies and their employees are sued arising out of a wrongful conviction, they often tender the claims to their CGL carriers. In the next few weeks, we will address a few recent cases that evaluated insurance coverage issues arising out of wrongful conviction issues, including…
In Dish Network Corp. v. Ace American Ins. Co., 2019 WL 7047341, — F.Supp.3d —- (S.D.N.Y. 2019), the court evaluated choice of law and a “media exclusion” to an insurance coverage dispute between Dish Network Corporation (“Dish”) and its insurer… Continue Reading → The post New York Federal Court Applies Media Exclusion appeared first on Commercial General Liability Dispatch.…
In Dish Network Corp. v. Ace American Ins. Co., 2019 WL 7047341, — F.Supp.3d —- (S.D.N.Y. 2019), the court evaluated choice of law and a “media exclusion” to an insurance coverage dispute between Dish Network Corporation (“Dish”) and its insurer with respect to lawsuits arising out of allegations regarding Dish’s “Hopper” product, a digital video recording service whose playback feature skipped advertisements. The court held there was no “conflict of law” and as a…
In Pennsylvania Nat’l Mut. Cas. Ins. Co. v. Jeffers, 2020 WL 502612, — A.3d —- (2020), the Maryland Special Court of Appeals evaluated and applied the continuous trigger and time on the risk allocation rules to a lead poisoning bodily… Continue Reading → The post Maryland Court Addresses Time On The Risk Allocation For Lead Injury appeared first on Commercial General Liability Dispatch.…