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No Coverage For Counterfeit Wine Under “Valuable Possessions” Policy

April 24, 2018 / Writing and Speaking


“O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil!” (Shakespeare, Othello, act II, scene 3.)

With some amusing nods to Shakespeare,

California Supreme Court Confirms SB800 As The Exclusive Remedy For Construction Defect Claims

April 24, 2018 / Writing and Speaking


The unanimous decision by the California Supreme Court in the highly anticipated McMillin Albany, LLC v. Superior Court, No.5229762  (1/18/2018), case resolved a previous split in California law as to the boundaries of California’s Right to Repair Act,

East Coast CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2018 Vol.1

April 18, 2018 / CM Reports

“Can We Lower Our Flood Coverage?” Insurance Broker Negligent After Being Found To Have Unilaterally Lowered Flood Coverage

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to overturn two jury verdicts that found an insurance broker negligent for reducing the flood sublimit on a New York property owner’s policy prior to Hurricane Sandy,

CM Report of Recent Decisions – 2018 Vol. 1

April 17, 2018 / CM Reports

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,

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