Expert Analysis

The Basics Of Law Firm Cyber Liability Insurance Applications

Cyber liability insurance has become a common consideration for law firms as cyber threats have escalated, but the... (more story)

Insurance Considerations For Cos. Assessing New AI Risks

Because no two businesses will have the same artificial intelligence risk profile, they should consider four broad... (more story)

AI Brings New Insurance Concerns For Healthcare Providers

As the healthcare industry increasingly invests in medical artificial intelligence tools, it confronts a variety o... (more story)

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Carriers Urge Pa. Justices To Flip Policyholder Pandemic Win

The insurers of a Pittsburgh dental practice told the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in an appeal Friday to recognize that, like many other plaintiffs, the dentist can't be covered for his COVID-19 losses because ... (more story)

Fla. Property Owner Sues Insurer For $1.2M In Ian Coverage

A Florida property owner took a QBE subsidiary to federal court over more than $1.2 million in unpaid coverage for damage caused by Hurricane Ian, alleging the insurer wrongfully refused to pay for its losses.

Burlington says Affiliated is seeking an incorrect legal remedy in their dispute over Superstorm Sandy damages. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan).
Wrong Remedy Sought By Carrier In Sandy Suit, Insurer Says

A subcontractor's insurer fought carrier Affiliated FM's efforts Friday to escape the insurer's lawsuit seeking to avoid covering a contractor in an underlying suit Affiliated brought to recover $4.5 million i... (more story)

Insurer Can't Keep Info Secret In Ga. Church Fire Damage Suit

A Georgia federal judge shot down an insurance company's bid Friday to keep certain information confidential in a dispute over fire damage suffered by a Conyers, Georgia, church in 2022.

Costco, Liberty Mutual Settle Slip-And-Fall Coverage Row

Costco and a Liberty Mutual unit have agreed to settle their dispute over coverage for an underlying slip-and-fall suit, resolving the retail giant's bid to have the insurer reimburse its defense and settlement costs.

Carrier Says Reinsurer Failed To Reimburse Claims It Paid Out

An Iowa-based insurer took a Chinese reinsurance company to federal court after it "serially breached" its obligations to reimburse property insurance coverage claims paid to insured companies in energy, minin... (more story)

Fla. Fairfield Inn Must Arbitrate Hurricane Damage Fight

A Florida federal judge ordered the owner of a Fairfield Inn in Tampa to arbitrate its hurricane damage dispute in New York with its insurers, saying the property owner's argument that arbitration unfairly fav... (more story)

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State Farm Must Pay For Man's Care During Rate Cap Dispute

A Michigan appellate panel refused to let State Farm reduce payments just yet for a quadriplegic man's healthcare in light of an amended Michigan law, ruling that a change in coverage could put the patient's life at risk.

Nationwide Unit Loses Bid For Early Win Over Fatal Shooting

A Nationwide unit must still litigate coverage issues with a roadside assistance company over claims that its owner fatally shot a man after mistakenly arriving at the wrong property, a Georgia federal court r... (more story)

Fairbridge Inc., a third-party claims administrator, was released from a $3 million coverage suit over steel pipe damaged in transit from South Korea to the U.S. (Caroline Seidel/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images)
Claims Admin Axed From Pipe Cos.' $3M Cargo Coverage Row

A California federal court permanently tossed a third-party claims administrator from a steel pipe importer and distributor's suit seeking $3 million under a policy that covers cargo lost or damaged in transit... (more story)

Insurer's Abuse Coverage Fight Won't Be Dismissed Or Stayed

A Virginia federal judge won't dismiss or stay a dispute by an insurer seeking a declaration that it doesn't owe coverage to two organizations whose founder allegedly abused a 14-year-old girl in the 1990s, sa... (more story)

Battery Cos. Seek Coverage Of EPA's $700K Cleanup Costs

A battery reseller and its recycling counterpart told a Georgia federal court their insurer is wrongfully withholding reimbursement for over $700,000 in repair costs the companies owed to the U.S. Environmenta... (more story)

Water Co. Not Covered For Contamination Suit, Insurer Says

A Texas water supply company isn't owed coverage for an underlying action alleging it provided contaminated water to residents, an AmeriTrust unit told a federal court, arguing that the company's prior knowled... (more story)

Insurer Doesn't Owe Trucking Co. For Worker's Injury Suit

A trucking company's insurer doesn't owe it defense or indemnity coverage for an employee's personal injury suit, a Texas federal judge ruled, agreeing with the insurer that several policy exclusions bar cover... (more story)

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Contractor Asks Court To Tweak Quantico Construction Order

A contractor asked a Virginia federal court to modify a proposed order that would grant default judgment against a third-party construction company in a coverage dispute over defective concrete work at a U.S. ... (more story)

Insurer Claims Contractor Owes $31M For Defaulted Projects

An insurer has sued a construction contractor in California federal court alleging that it shirked its duties on nearly $31 million in payment and performance bonds for a pair of construction projects, saying ... (more story)

A California federal judge dismissed a coverage battle between an IT distribution company and an insurer over stolen computer hardware after the parties said they had reached a settlement. (
Coverage Fight Over $14M Hardware Theft Dropped After Deal

A California federal court tossed a dispute between IT distribution company Synnex Corp. and Axis Insurance Co. over coverage for a nearly $14 million theft of computer hardware from Synnex's warehouse in Mexi... (more story)

Consumers, AIG Units Settle Hidden Travel Insurance Fee Row

A class of travel insurance buyers and several AIG units reached an agreement over supposedly hidden fees stacked on top of insurance travel premiums, asking a California federal court to reset upcoming deadli... (more story)

Calif. Panel Says Retaliation Row Not Barred From Coverage

Creating arrest quotas and allegedly disciplining police who wouldn't comply doesn't bar Whittier, California, from insurance coverage of a $3 million settlement with officers, because such conduct wasn't will... (more story)

Insurer Escapes Co.'s Suit Over Death Benefits Of Namesake

A life insurance company overcame a lawsuit in which it was accused of wrongfully terminating a decades-old policy nearly a year before the insured died, with a Michigan federal judge finding that the insurer ... (more story)

NC Radiology Group, Broker Strike Deal In Cyberattack Row

A North Carolina radiology practice told a federal court Thursday it struck a deal with its insurance broker resolving its suit alleging it lost more than $1 million as a result of a ransomware attack that occ... (more story)