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  • Editor's Note

    June 02, 2016 |

    Editor's NoteDear Readers: It is with the deepest regret that we must inform you that this issue of The Insurance Coverage Law Bulletin will be the last.…

  • Case Notes

    June 02, 2016 |

    Fourth Circuit Finds GCL Insurer Owed Duty to Defend Cyber-Related Claims

  • Anti-Concurrent Clauses

    June 02, 2016 |

    This two-part article constitutes an overall review of ACC clauses in first-party property policies and their application across the United States. Most courts have found ACC clauses to be enforceable, although a handful of states have held that insurers may not contractually opt out of the state's causation doctrines, i.e. , efficient proximate cause or concurrent causation. We conclude the article herein.

  • Bifurcation of Bad-Faith Claims

    June 02, 2016 |

    Recently, federal courts across the country have ruled on insurers' motions to bifurcate bad-faith litigation; i.e., motions to separate and stay discovery and/or the trial of the bad-faith claims from the insured's claim for coverage.

  • Lead-Paint Claims in VT and GA

    May 02, 2016 |

    Thirty years after its introduction, the absolute pollution exclusion continues to be the subject of vigorous litigation, recently reaching the supreme courts of Vermont and Georgia.

  • Actions by Insureds Against Brokers: 'Special Relationships'

    May 02, 2016 |

    Two years ago, the New York Court of Appeals issued its seminal decision in <I<Voss v. The Netherlands Insurance Company, holding that a broker could be subject to liability for negligence or other tort claims where such liability would be unattainable in the typical broker-insured relationship.

  • Case Notes

    May 02, 2016 |

    According to a recent decision by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, an insurer denying coverage based upon an insured's failure to provide timely notice of a claim under a "claims made" directors and officers policy is not required to show appreciable prejudice ' provided such "claims made" policy was agreed to by sophisticated parties.

  • Deepwater Horizon

    April 02, 2016 |

    The tragic circumstances of the blowout of the Macondo Well that was being drilled in the Gulf of Mexico by Deepwater Horizon have helped clarify how to determine the extent of insurance coverage that is extended to parties who contract with the insured to be named as an additional insured on its liability policies.

  • Case Notes

    April 02, 2016 |

    Conclusion of a two-part analysis of a case involving a Cumis counsel on the hook for unreasonable fees.