• Insurance Law Dictionary

    ...back to the inception date, and there is no coverage for any losses.

    Absolute liabilityLiability that is triggered automatically at the performance of an egregious activity, when the performance of an act is so... ...to trigger liability regardless of the degree of...

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  • Catlin Specialty Insurance Co. v. Johnson

    ...party demonstrates a genuine issue of material fact by producing evidence by which a reasonable fact-finder could return a verdict in its favor. ...sustains this burden by demonstrating “that the record in fact contains supporting evidence, sufficient to withstand a directed verdict motion...

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  • Boston Gas Co. v. Century Indem. Co.

    Insured former operator of manufactured gas plant (MGP) sued commercial general liability (CGL) insurer, seeking declaration of insurer's duty to indemnify insured for costs of cleanup of off-site... ..., Rya W. Zobel, J., entered judgment on jury verdict for insured and, 2007 WL... ...-verdict...

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  • Gulf Ins. Co. v. Noble Broad

    Noble had a business auto insurance policy with Pacific Indemnity Insurance Company and a commercial general liability policy (CGL Policy) with Gulf Insurance Company. Noble informed Gulf of the pending federal case and asked Gulf...

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  • Truck Ins. Exch. v. Prairie Framing, LLC,

    ...for a declaratory judgment that it owed no duty to defend and indemnify Prairie Framing or its employees under its commercial general liability (CGL) policy with Prairie Framing. Prairie Framing, Winger, and the Rolfes (Defendants) counter-claimed for declaratory...

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  • Liberty Mut. Fire Ins. Co. v. JT Walker Indus., Inc.

    ...to prove actual damages and, as a result, was not entitled to punitive damages. The district court affirmed the verdict as to the breaches of contract, and refused to award litigation costs and prejudgment interest. The parties now appeal...

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  • Boston Gas Company v. Century Indemnity Company

    , Comprehensive liability insurance, Coverage, Construction of policy.

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  • Truck Insurance Exchange v. Prairie Framing, LLC

    ...for a declaratory judgment that it owed no duty to defend and indemnify Prairie Framing or its employees under its commercial general liability (CGL) policy with Prairie Framing. Prairie Framing, Winger, and the Rolfes (Defendants) counter-claimed for declaratory...

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  • K. Cawthon v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co.

    ..., Langton also had a homeowner's insurance policy with State Farm Fire & Casualty Company. That policy covers personal liability “because of bodily injury or property damage, to which this coverage applies, caused by an occurrence.” An... ...of a motor vehicle owned or operated by the...

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  • UNITED FINANCIAL CASUALTY COMPANYv. YOUTH ALIVE, INC., DEFENDANT

    ...children had been transported to the event in three vans owned by Youth Alive, which were specifically insured under a commercial auto insurance policy issued by United Financial. Another event participant, 16-year-old Herbert Lee (“Lee”),...

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  • Effect of Insureds' Declarations or Statements

    An insured's misrepresentation in obtaining coverage or fraud involving the policy can void coverage. Property and liability policies almost universally contain provisions stating that truthful and correct statements are the basis upon which the insurers decision to...

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