• First Liberty Insurance Corp. v. McGeehan

    First Liberty Insurance Corp. v. McGeehan A federal district court in Pennsylvania has ruled that an insurance company did not owe coverage to a couple injured in an auto accident under a policy issued to the husband's father where the couple did not reside with his parents. Click Here for ICLC...

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  • Wichot v. Allstate N.J. Property & Casualty Ins. Co.

    Wichot v. Allstate N.J. Property & Casualty Ins. Co. Court holds that a jury must determine whether an insured who alleged he had been kidnapped is entitled to recover uninsured motorist benefits for the injuries he suffered. Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis WICHOT v....

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  • Starr Surplus Lines Ins. Co. v. Mountaire Farms Inc.

    Starr Surplus Lines Ins. Co. v. Mountaire Farms Inc. The  U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit rejected an insurer's subrogation action against a chicken supplier for supplying salmonella-contaminated chicken. Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis   STARR SURPLUS...

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  • Cincinnati Ins. Co. v. Belt

    Cincinnati Ins. Co. v. Belt A Kentucky appellate court reversed a $4,583,472.39 judgment against an insurer. The original claim related to the insurer's handling of a claim for benefits by a woman injured while riding a utility task vehicle. Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis  ...

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  • Texas Mutual Ins. Co. v. Chicas

    Texas Mutual Ins. Co. v. Chicas The Supreme Court of Texas ruled that the 45 day deadline to seek judicial review of a decision by a DWC appeals panel is not jurisdictional. Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis   TEX. MUT. INS. CO. v. CHICAS, 2019 Tex. LEXIS 353 Supreme Court of Texas...

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  • Engrassia v. Uzcategui

    Engrassia v. Uzcategui Parties settled an insurance coverage case involving a matter of public importance after oral arguments in a state supreme court and have the court dismiss the appeal – Two Justices Dissented Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis ENGRASSIA v. UZCATEGUI 2019 N.J. LEXIS...

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  • Ace American Ins. Co. v. American Med. Plumbing Inc.

    Ace American Ins. Co. v. American Med. Plumbing Inc. A New Jersey court has ruled that a widely used for construction contract precluded insurers' subrogation actions against contracting parties. Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis Ace Am. Ins. Co. v. American Med. Plumbing, Inc. 2019 N.J....

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  • Berns v. Sentry Select Ins. Co.

    Berns v. Sentry Select Ins. Co. Cause of action for bad faith breach of duty to defend. Insurance provider did not have to defend Berns due to the intentional act exception in the insurance policy. Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis   BERNS v. SENTRY SELECT INS.CO. 2019 U.S. App....

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  • Advanced Pre-Settlement Funding LLC v. Gazda & Tadayon

    Advanced Pre-Settlement Funding LLC v. Gazda & Tadayon This case involves an inter-pleader action of funds obtained from a settlement in a personal injury suit. The proceeds were insufficient to satisfy all claims, the injured individual's attorneys, filed this action. Click Here for...

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  • Thomas v. Allstate Vehicle & Prop. Ins. Co.

    Thomas v. Allstate Vehicle & Prop. Ins. Co. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has affirmed a decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi in favor of an insurer facing what it suspected was an arson claim and the insured's failure to sit for an...

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  • Sandoval v. Williamson

    Sandoval v. Williamson An employee, who was an undocumented immigrant, suffered an injury while working and was not entitled to additional permanent disability benefits because the employee was not eligible or authorized to work in the United States under Federal immigration law. Click Here...

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