An Illinois federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Hartford unit must defend a janitorial company in two suits alleging it violated the state's biometric privacy law, saying the company's actions may trigger coverage under the employment practices liability section of the company's policy.
As design-build construction projects have been growing more popular, the high potential project losses and number of claims has made insuring these projects more expensive, according to experts.
A federal judge ignored Washington state standards on the interpretation of insurance policies when she tossed COVID-19 coverage claims against Aspen American Insurance Co., a Seattle dentist told the Ninth Circuit on Monday.
A California swim club filed a putative class action Monday against a Hartford insurance unit, arguing that the club's temporary closure was a direct physical loss that would qualify it for coverage.
The global commercial insurance market is expected to grow by almost $1 trillion in the next 10 years, the research firm Allied Market Research said in a report released Tuesday, with the market for liability ... (more story)
A Virginia federal judge dismissed a hair salon's claim seeking $150,000 from a Hartford unit for business losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, finding that the policy's virus exclusion unambiguously barred coverage.
A tri-state area hospital system lost its bid for coverage from Zurich American Insurance Co. for pandemic losses, with a New Jersey state court finding the system failed to show physical damage to its propert... (more story)
Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler is moving ahead with his plan to issue a three-year ban to stop insurance companies from using credit scoring to price personal lines policies, after a state cou... (more story)
A Tennessee trade show business' cancellation of conferences and events due to the coronavirus pandemic and related government restrictions aren't covered by its insurance policy with a Hartford unit, a Califo... (more story)
The Florida Supreme Court reversed course Monday, opting to not entertain the appeal of a ruling that allows insureds to select an appraiser with a financial stake in the appraisal award despite hearing oral a... (more story)
Justices on the Supreme Court of Georgia appeared skeptical Tuesday of a lower court ruling that Atlantic Specialty Insurance Co. can't cap its liability coverage for the City of College Park at $700,000 for a... (more story)
Massachusetts' top court ruled on Tuesday that insurers have to make drivers whole for any dip in their vehicle's value following a crash, upending a lower court's decision and decades of regulatory practice.
A Delaware bankruptcy judge Tuesday told parties in the Boy Scouts of America's Chapter 11 case that she would delay ruling on whether to shield mediation communications from discovery while she wrestled with ... (more story)
Excess and surplus insurer Richmond National Group Inc. is forming a new insurance company focusing on the property and casualty insurance market, the insurer announced.
The Georgia Court of Appeals has knocked down an attempt by the estate of a worker injured in a truck collision to claim a piece of an insurance settlement secured through a subrogation action.
Energy giant Eaton Corp. failed to show that several of its excess insurers could soon be responsible for asbestos claims connected to a predecessor company, a Wisconsin federal court found, saying it was too ... (more story)
The family of a motorcyclist killed by an uninsured driver cannot recover the $3 million it sought from Safeco Insurance because the policy specifically excluded uninsured motorist coverage for bodily injuries... (more story)
An insurer of Billabong's parent company on Tuesday asked to consolidate two cases stemming from a 2019 cyberattack, with one suit brought by the company seeking more payments from the insurer and one brought ... (more story)
A mental health clinic asked the Eleventh Circuit to force an AIG insurance unit to cover its $9 million settlement after three patients suffered physical abuse and one died, saying the Alabama district court ... (more story)
A Delaware federal judge said Tuesday that a lawsuit brought by two excess insurers that want out of covering a 3M unit's shareholder settlement can proceed, finding that the suit was not filed prematurely.
A defunct child therapy practice told a Virginia federal judge that on its insurance application, it correctly didn't list as a psychotherapist one of its employees who is now accused in multiple lawsuits of f... (more story)
A claims handler urged the Ninth Circuit Monday to vacate an insurer's $5.5 million award to recoup defense costs in underlying litigation over a car crash, arguing that the insurer hired an incompetent attorn... (more story)
A group of reinsurance units of Hannover Re, AXA XL and Liberty Mutual urged the D.C. Circuit to reject a financial consulting company's coverage bid for a $22 million arbitration award, saying the lower court... (more story)
A nursing home asked an Idaho federal court to find Beazley Insurance Co. Inc. must cover nearly $396,000 in losses it suffered when a criminal impersonating a company executive directed a funds transfer to a... (more story)