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Plant Company’s Growing Stock Ruined, Insurance Company Forced to Pay Claim

A Michigan federal judge recently granted a large plant-growing company’s summary judgment motion in a case against its insurer over coverage for thousands of plants that died following a cooling

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$300 Million—Plus Ruling Favors NJ Transit Against Insurer—Words Matter!

In light of the recent hurricanes that have decimated parts of the United States, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, it is important to remember that ongoing battles that resulted from

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Long-Term Disability Buyouts—What You Need to Know

Lump sum buyouts of long-term disability policies can happen at any particular time during the course of a claim.  Claimants need to know that there are opportunities available with some

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Cyber Fraud Insurance Coverage: More Coverage Than You Think!

A recent decision by a New York federal judge in the burgeoning area of cyber coverage has significantly expanded the scope of covered losses that involve scams or theft by

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Filing in Federal or State Court? The Answer May Significantly Affect Your Case

When suing for long-term disability benefits, an important choice for your lawyer is whether to file the lawsuit in federal court or state court. New York State provides an interesting

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Insurance Companies Beware of Bad Faith Denials of Claims in the State of Washington

This is an important, recent decision from the Supreme Court of the State of Washington, its highest court, involving a personal injury situation arising from a homeowner’s claim. The name

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Lessons from Hurricane Ike: Texas Revives Statutory Bad Faith

In the recent decision of USAA Texas Lloyds v. Menchaca, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that homeowners and other insureds can rely on Texas law to seek damages against insurance

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Late Notice is Not Always Late!

A case was just decided in January of this year by the highest court in the state of Maryland, which is known as the Maryland Court of Appeals. What the

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Insurance Company Reservation of Rights Letters—Better be Specific!

A recent case decided by the Supreme Court of South Carolina, Harleysville Group Insurance v. Heritage Communities Inc., exemplifies an important lesson for lawyers on both sides of the insurance

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