• Bryant v. GeoVera Specialty Ins. Co.

    Bryant v. GeoVera Specialty Ins. Co. A Florida appellate court has ruled that an insurer's post-suit payment of an appraisal award constituted a confession that it had incorrectly denied benefits to its insured by erroneously invoking the policy sublimit in its formal response to the claim...

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  • Guideone Mutual Ins. Co. v. Cote Brilliante Presbyterian Church

    Guideone Mutual Ins. Co. v. Cote Brilliante Presbyterian Church A “faulty work” exclusion in an insurance policy precluded coverage of damage to a church's pipe organ that allegedly had been caused by a person hired to perform maintenance on the organ. Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis...

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  • River of Life Assembly of God v. Church Mutual Ins. Co.

    River of Life Assembly of God v. Church Mutual Ins. Co. A Texas court has remanded a case brought by an insured against its insurance company and adjuster on diversity grounds even though the insurer elected to take responsibility for the adjuster. Click Here ICLC Expert Analysis River of...

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  • Nichols v. State Farm Mutual Auto. Ins. Co.

    Nichols v. State Farm Mutual Auto. Ins. Co. An appellate court in Minnesota has ruled that a health care provider complied with the state's no-fault law when it submitted a claim to its patient's health care insurer rather than to her no-fault carrier. Click Here for ICLC Expert Analysis...

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  • 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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