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CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2019 Volume 2
Iowa Supreme Court Declines To Recognize A Common Law Cause Of Action For Bad Faith Against A Claims Administrator Of A Workers’ Compensation Insurer
In De Dios v. Indem. Ins. Co. of N.
CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2018 Volume 4
Ohio Supreme Court Holds That Defective Subcontractor Work Is Not An “Occurrence”
In Ohio Northern University v. Charles Construction Services, Inc., Slip Opinion No. 2018-OHIO-4057, the Supreme Court of Ohio held that there was no duty to defend a policyholder,
“No-Recoupment” Default Rule in Restatement of the Law: Liability Insurance Cited by Illinois Court in Support of Ruling Dismissing Insurer Recoupment Claim
In Gilbane, Inc. v. Liberty Ins. Underwriters, Inc., (case no. 2016‑CH‑15163) a Cook County, Illinois court dismissed an insurer’s claim for recoupment of a $7.5 million settlement payment from its policyholder based on the equitable theory of unjust enrichment.
10th Circuit Holds Damage To Insured’s Work Caused By Subcontractor’s Faulty Workmanship A Covered “Occurrence” Under New York Law
In Black & Veatch Corp. v. Aspen Ins. (UK) Ltd., No. 16-3359, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 3342, 2018 WL 843284 (10th Cir. 2018), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit,
Circuit Court Of Cook County Again Rules That Policyholder Failed To Prove Primary Exhaustion In Asbestos Coverage Case
The Circuit Court of Cook County recently ruled that John Crane, Inc. did not demonstrate that its primary policies were exhausted and thus, any ruling regarding exhaustion of the umbrella and excess policies would be premature.
CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2018 Vol. 1
Restatement Of The Law Of Liability Insurance Makes Its Mark Prior To Approval
As we reported last issue, Clausen Miller’s Restatement of Liability Insurance Law Task Force assists insurers in understanding,
Restatement of Liability Insurance Update
By Amy R. Paulus
Since our last update on the Restatement project, two important developments occurred. First, the Council of Advisors to the Restatement Reporters recently approved Draft No.
Late Notice to Insurer Leaves Little Defense Over Duty to Defend
By Don R. Sampen, published, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
[January 23, 2018]
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, construing Illinois law, recently held that an insured’s 21-month delay in notifying its auto insurer of an accident involving what appeared to be a relatively minor injury was unreasonable.
Clausen Miller Launches Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance Task Force
Liability Coverage and Reinsurance Practice Group Leader Amy Paulus is spearheading CM’s efforts to equip our clients with the most up-to-date and thorough arsenal of research and briefs to combat the misuse of the nascent ALI Restatement of Liability Insurance Law in coverage litigation and elsewhere.
CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2016 Vol. 3
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Sidebar: Illinois Supreme Court Strikes A Blow For The Illinois Defense Bar—6-Person Juror Law Held Unconstitutional
In Volume 4 of our 2014 CM Report, CM partners Scott Ritchie and Sava Vojcanin alerted our friends in the industry to a new piece of legislation reducing the number of jurors in trials from 12 to 6.