Tulane University is not entitled to insurance coverage for nearly $10 million it spent to curb the spread of COVID-19 at its flagship New Orleans campus, a Louisiana federal judge ruled, finding that the school's mitigation efforts were not required by environmental law.
A Second Circuit panel seemed wary Tuesday of reviving two Geico policyholders' proposed class action alleging the insurer's premium rebate program during the COVID-19 pandemic was inadequate, appearing unconvinced that the carrier made any misrepresentations.
As Florida lawmakers convene for a special session this month, the state’s hurricane catastrophe fund and reinsurance market are two areas that insurance experts say need attention in an environment that has seen three insurers go insolvent and prompted others to stop underwriting in the Sunshine State altogether. Here, Law360 looks at some of the key challenges the Legislature is likely to address in its special session.
Louisiana helicopter service company PHI Group Inc. has appealed to the Fifth Circuit in an attempt to get its COVID-19-related losses covered under its all-risk insurance policy with Zurich American Insurance.
Atain Specialty Insurance Co. should have no coverage obligations to a sand mine company accused of releasing materials into Houston-area waterways that hampered the waterways' ability to handle Hurricane Harv... (more story)
The Washington Hospitality Association and the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe backed a pediatric dental practice's COVID-19 coverage appeal before the Washington Supreme Court, asking the state's high court to ignore... (more story)
A Chubb unit told a Texas federal court that the South by Southwest festival's settlement of an underlying suit brought by refund-seeking ticket holders precluded coverage for the settlement and associated def... (more story)
Auto-Owners Insurance Co. told an Ohio federal judge Tuesday that the attorney for a Cleveland bar should not be awarded $293,000 in fees and expenses it requested after winning a $1.2 million jury verdict ove... (more story)
Since the pandemic began, policyholders have filed some 1,376 federal lawsuits against their insurers seeking coverage for losses related to COVID-19, according to Law360's COVID-19 Insurance Case Tracker.
An air conditioning company told a Minnesota federal judge that Continental Insurance Co. can't recover its costs defending the company from asbestos claims, arguing that the parties never agreed to that.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge said Tuesday that an appeal of a ruling she issued earlier in the case of distressed debt investment vehicles should be resolved before she could adjudicate an administrative expens... (more story)
National Surety Corp. asked an Oregon federal court to reallocate $3.7 million in coverage obligations between it and another insurer currently defending the former owner of a mall that Oregon environmental of... (more story)
The New Jersey state appeals court ruled Monday that an insurer owes coverage to a policyholder sued by another driver after a motor vehicle accident, finding that the carrier did not suffer appreciable prejud... (more story)
Erie Insurance Exchange has again asked an Ohio judge to let it intervene in a sex trafficking suit by an anonymous accuser against multiple hotel companies, saying it has a contract with another one of the ac... (more story)
The Fourth Circuit on Monday denied a Tokio Marine unit's request for a full panel rehearing of a previous ruling requiring the insurer to pay treble damages for improperly denying coverage of an apartment com... (more story)
The Eleventh Circuit on Monday threw out a $1.6 million judgment won by Endurance American Specialty Insurance Co. alleging another insurer breached its contract in the course of defending a fatal accident sui... (more story)
Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co. cannot force Markel Insurance Co. to contribute $1 million toward a $4 million settlement over an infant's death at a franchise of a day care provider after a Maryland fede... (more story)
A Seventh Circuit panel pushed a Liberty Mutual unit Tuesday to address why it paid more than $1.4 million toward defense costs incurred by USA Gymnastics during investigations into sexual abuse by former team... (more story)
A laid-off worker at a now-bankrupt solar power company asked the Ninth Circuit to revive an action seeking coverage from the company's insurers, saying an employment exclusion does not apply to breach of fidu... (more story)
A cybersecurity breach at the Texas Department of Insurance resulted in the personal information of about 1.8 million workers' compensation claimants being publicly exposed for close to three years, according ... (more story)
A New Jersey state appeals court Tuesday revived a lawsuit alleging Colony Insurance Co. improperly refused to cover a legal malpractice action against a now-deceased attorney, finding that the state's direct ... (more story)
A real estate title company is not entitled to coverage for its wire fraud loss, a Chubb unit told the Eleventh Circuit on Monday, saying a Florida court rightfully held that the title company's policy only of... (more story)
After a pediatric practice lost its bid to dismiss a medical insurer's suit seeking to avoid coverage of an underlying lawsuit alleging sexual abuse, the practice filed a counterclaim demanding coverage.
Aspen Specialty Insurance Co. told a Michigan federal court that Proselect Insurance Co. is refusing a judge's order to share the costs of defending a massage therapist in an underlying negligence suit, while ... (more story)
Two more former NFL players this month pled guilty to their involvement in a scheme to defraud the league's player health reimbursement plan, the Texas Department of Insurance announced.
Immigration court bond servicers asked a California federal court for a second time to toss a Trump-era policy that made appealing bond breach determinations more difficult, claiming that the policy was issued... (more story)
An employee cannot gain coverage under their auto policy's uninsured motorist provisions if their at-fault employer has immunity under the state's workers' compensation law, the Mississippi Supreme Court unani... (more story)