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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

  • October 9, 2017

$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

  • October 3, 2017

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

  • July 31, 2017

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

  • July 24, 2017

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

  • July 12, 2017

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

  • June 26, 2017

Is Prudential Not Paying Your Long-Term Disability Claim?

Prudential Life is an insurance company that sells a large number of group Long-Term Disability (LTD) insurance policies—and has only been selling group LTD insurance policies for a long time. 

  • June 5, 2017
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