• Rice v. Poppe

    Rice v. Poppe Supreme Court of Nebraska rejected a client's malpractice action against her divorce lawyer after finding sufficient evidence to indicate that she never mentioned the existence of a life insurance policy to her lawyer. Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis   RICE v....

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  • All American Insurance Company v. Lampasona Concrete Corporation

    All American Insurance Company v. Lampasona Concrete Corporation A Massachusetts appellate court vacated a trial court's decision and rules that the “your work” exclusion in a commercial general liability insurance policy did not preclude coverage or property damage affecting a newly constructed...

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  • Wisconsin Province of the Society of Jesus v. Cassem

    Wisconsin Province of the Society of Jesus v. Cassem A federal district court in Connecticut has denied attorneys' fees and costs to an insurer in an interpleader action. Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis   WIS. PROVINCE OF THE SOC'Y OF JESUS v. CASSEM 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS...

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  • Ford v. United Property & Casualty Ins. Co.

    Ford v. United Property & Casualty Ins. Co. A federal district court in Texas granted an insurer's motion to compel appraisal even though the motion was filed 232 days after the insureds filed their lawsuit. Click Here for FC&S Legal Expert Analysis   FORD v. UNITED PROP. & CAS. INS....

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  • United States Underwriters Insurance Co. v. Orion Plumbing & Heating Corp.

    United States Underwriters Insurance Co. v. Orion Plumbing & Heating Corp. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that an insurer's claim for rescission ab initio of an insurance policy presented a case or controversy and was justiciable in federal court. Click Here...

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  • Technical Security Integration Inc. v. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co.

    Technical Security Integration Inc. v. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co. An insurance company must defend a company sued for defamation by a former employee notwithstanding a provision in the policy that excluded coverage for defamation claims arising out of the termination of a person's...

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  • Country Preferred Insurance Co. v. Lee

    Country Preferred Insurance Co. v. Lee The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit rejected a couple's contention that their auto insurer had committed fraud by selling them three policies with under-insured motorist coverage that was not stack-able. Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis...

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  • Cross v. Warren

    Cross v. Warren The Supreme Court of Montana ruled that an auto insurance policy prohibited stacking of benefits and that the provision did not violate public policy. Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis Cross v. Warren 2019 MT 51 Supreme Court of Montana September 21, 2018, Argued; September 25,...

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  • Jorge-Chavelas v. La. Farm Bureau Cas. Ins. Co.

    Jorge-Chavelas v. La. Farm Bureau Cas. Ins. Co. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a district court's decision awarding $2.5 million to two Mexican Citizens in the United States on work visas who were injured while working on a farm. Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis...

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  • Mississippi Farm Bureau Casualty Ins. Co. v. Smith

    Mississippi Farm Bureau Casualty Ins. Co. v. Smith The Supreme Court of Mississippi broadly interpreted an earth movement exclusion in a homeowner's insurance policy, holding that 'earth movement' applied to any earth movement and not just movement caused by natural forces. Click Here for FC&S...

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  • Lubrizol Advanced Materials v. National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA.

    Lubrizol Advanced Materials v. National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA. Ohio Supreme Court to decide whether an insured is permitted to seek full and complete indemnity under a single insurance policy containing 'those sums' language. Click Here for FC&S Legal Expert Analysis  ...

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