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Louisiana Court Allows Recovery Of Economic Loss In Admiralty Case, Refusing To Apply East River Doctrine
A helicopter ditched in the Gulf of Mexico due to engine failure. The pilot escaped unharmed, but the helicopter did not fare as well – it sank to the bottom.
United States
25 Jul 2017
Through A Condo Owner's Looking Glass - A Shade Of Green – Or Is That Gray?
In an action applying Florida law, a federal district judge ruled in favor of a Directors and Officers liability insurer...
United States
7 Apr 2017
Denial Of Coverage For Temporary Substitute Automobile Found To Violate Louisiana Public Policy
Judge James "Jimmy" Genovese of the Louisiana Third Circuit Court of Appeals recently authored an opinion which could potentially have a broader impact...
United States
3 Jan 2017
Dueling Policies: When Excess Carriers Face Off In Mississippi
The priority of excess policies of a contractor and subcontractor was squarely at issue in this instructive Mississippi case.
United States
28 Sep 2016
Insurers' Oil Rig Coverage Trial Win Upheld By Federal Fifth Circuit
Seahawk Drilling, Inc. owned a jack-up drilling rig – the J/U SEAHAWK 3000 - which had been in service since 1974.
United States
5 Apr 2016
Texas Supreme Court Weighs In On Physical Injury Under CGL Policy - Incorporation Or Actual Harm?
In what is an important case for property insurers and practitioners, the Texas Supreme Court responded to questions certified to it by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
United States
4 Jan 2016
Fifth Circuit Opens The Floodgates
In a qui tam case stemming from Hurricane Katrina, the Fifth Circuit upheld a jury verdict against State Farm under the False Claims Act, 31 USC § 3729, et. seq ("FCA")
United States
3 Oct 2015
Claims Made Policy's Notice Provision Enforced By Texas Appeals Court
The Dallas District Appeals Court of Texas recently held an Insured to the plain language notice requirements of its policy. Nicholas Petroleum purchased Mid-Continent Pollution and Environmental Damage Policies for the periods September 2007 through September 2009.
United States
3 Oct 2015
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