• Brito v. Heritage Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co.

    Brito v. Heritage Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. A Florida court has ruled that an insurance coverage lawsuit filed by homeowners against their insurer was not barred by the insurer's victory in a small claims court action brought by a mold testing company under a partial assignment from the...

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  • Borchardt v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co.

    Borchardt v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co. The Eighth Circuit has ruled that misrepresentations regarding personal property lost in a fire voided insureds' right to recover under their homeowners' insurance policy. Borchardt v. State Farm Fire & Cas. Co., 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 22442 Click Here...

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  • State Farm Lloyds v. Mackeen

    State Farm Lloyds v. Mackeen An appellate court in Texas has overturned a trial court's judgment against an insurer after finding that a charge to the jury was improper, and has remanded for a new trial. State Farm Lloyds v. Mackeen , 2019 Tex. App. LEXIS 4047 Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis...

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  • E-Cigarette Use in the U.S.

    E-Cigarette Use in the U.S. An Overview Summary:   E-cigarette use in the U.S. is increasing, particularly among young adults. As a result, in August, 2016 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began regulating all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, e-pipes, vaporizers, vape...

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  • THE RETURN OF BED BUGS

    THE RETURN OF BED BUGS When we first wrote about bed bugs in 2010, it started as a lark on a slow afternoon. Since then, the creatures have developed into an epidemic infestation. The mere mention of bed bugs strikes fear in the hearts of old and young alike. No one wants to be exposed to these...

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  • Questions of Coverage for Certain Named Perils

    Questions of Coverage for Certain Named Perils December 5, 2017 Windstorm, Explosion, Riot, Aircraft-Vehicle, Smoke, and Vandalism Introduction The coverages of windstorm or hail, explosion, riot, civil commotion, damage by aircraft or vehicles, and smoke were the first coverages to expand the...

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  • Biegalski v. Am. Bankers Ins. Co. of Florida

    Biegalski v. Am. Bankers Ins. Co. of Florida   Click Here for FC&S Legal Expert Analysis   Biegalski v. Am. Bankers Ins. Co. of Florida 2016 WL 1718101 Only the Westlaw citation is currently available.

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  • Keelen v. QBE Ins. Corp.

    Keelen v. QBE Ins. Corp. Click Here for FC&S Legal Expert Analysis    Keelen v. QBE Ins. Corp. 2016 WL 1690088 Only the Westlaw citation is currently available.

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  • Governmental Action

    Governmental Action Summary: Property coverage forms commonly contain exclusions for loss caused by governmental or public authority's destruction, confiscation, or seizure of property. However, denial of coverage was far from being a done deal. This article, discusses the application of the...

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  • Bishop v. USAA Texas Lloyd's Co.

    Bishop v. USAA Texas Lloyd's Co.   Click Here for FC&S Legal Expert Analysis   Bishop v. USAA Texas Lloyd's Co.   2016 WL 423564 Only the Westlaw citation is currently available.

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  • Poehler v. Cincinnati Ins. Co.

    Poehler v. Cincinnati Ins. Co.   Click Here for FC&S Legal Expert Analysis     Poehler v. Cincinnati Insurance Company 2016 WL 281381

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