The case establishes that the location of an occurrence is where the injury took place, not where a decision eventually resulting in the occurrence took place.
The court reaffirmed a landmark, 25-year-old Illinois Supreme Court decision in a new case that addressed issues of exhaustion, allocation, and trigger.
Mitsui Sumitomo Ins. Co. v. Duke Univ. Health System provides guidance on the position North Carolina courts likely will take when determining the number of occurrences under an insurance policy.
By Stacey S. Farrell and Alicia G. Curran
In an underlying liability suit, an insurer must keep in mind its tripartite relationship with its insured and outside defense counsel, as well as the long-term effects of this relationship in potential subsequent bad-faith litigation.
By Ruth Kochenderfer and Christopher Dougherty
Because a wrap-up program provides insurance for many entities, it presents several unique issues, including defining who is an insured under such a policy.
By David A. Gauntlett
Correcting clear error on rehearing best conserves federal judicial resources. However, a number of recent cases were denied rehearing, only for subsequent case law to evidence shortcomings in the panel's analysis.
Sheri Pastor describes enhancements and provisions that will help you when negotiating your next policy. (9:35 min)
Laura Hanson outlines coverage issues that arise as a result of dram-shop laws. (14:25 min)
Listen as Ron Kammer details what qualifies as a joint-venture exclusion and what does not. (8:43 min)
The submission deadline is June 3, 2013. The conference itself will take place March 5-9, 2014, at Loews Ventana Canyon in Tucson, AZ.
The latest issue of Coverage is now available.
ABA’s 2013 Women in Insurance Networking CLE Workshop
October 15, 2013, Chicago
Save the Date: The second annual Women in Insurance (WIN) Networking CLE Workshop, sponsored by the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the Section of Litigation of the American Bar Association, will take place on October 15, 2013, in Chicago. The inaugural workshop held last year in Washington, DC, was a great success, with more than 100 participants. This year, we hope to set a new attendance record and increase participation by in-house industry representatives. Contact the program cochairs about registration discounts for in-house personnel. Spread the word to your colleagues and clients.
Registration information will be available shortly on the ABA website.
We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!
Ruth, Marla, Cara, and Julia
Marla H. Kanemitsu
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Ruth S. Kochenderfer
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Workshop Vice Chairs
Cara Tseng Duffield
Wiley Rein LLP
Julia K. Holt
Jenner & Block
The ICLC has formed subcommittees to focus on diverse areas of substantive insurance coverage law and procedural aspects of insurance coverage litigation. All of our subcommittees are cochaired by lawyers who typically represent policyholders, paired with lawyers who typically represent insurance companies, an arrangement that provides balance, promotes collegiality, and assures lively dialogue.
Insurance Coverage Litigation Leadership
|Cochairs||Web Editors||Newsletter Editor|
John G. Buchanan III
Los Angeles, CA
James M. Davis
Erik A. Christiansen
Salt Lake City, UT