Between the Lines

A Discussion of Case Law and Statutory Law Affecting Commercial Lines of Insurance

Archive for February, 2013

Posted In: Additional Insureds

New Additional Insured Form: Careful Contract Wording Can Enhance Coverage

Commercial property owners, developers, lessors, managers and construction contractors should pay attention to new language in several additional insured endorsements that the Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) has filed with…

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Posted In: Additional Insureds

New Form Makes Reducing Construction Risk a Bit Easier

Good news for owners, developers, contractors and others involved with construction industry risk management: a new ISO form endorsement adds coverage not just for any one you agree to add as…

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Posted In: Practice and Procedure

Website Launched for Those Who “CARe”

As we previously blogged, the 2012 Massachusetts Payment Reform legislation aims to encourage apologies and expressions of sympathy by healthcare providers by making such statements inadmissible (subject to some exceptions)…

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Posted In: Uncategorized

First Circuit Sheds Some Light on Insurance Coverage For Settlements

In a case about whether an insurance policy covered a sexual harassment claim against JasmineSola, formerly a popular Boston-area clothing chain, the First Circuit has shed some light on two…

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Posted In: Environmental and Toxic Torts, Property Coverage

Boston Gas – Latest Chapter in a Long Tale of Environmental Coverage Allocation

In the most recent decision of this ongoing environmental coverage dispute, factual arguments made before a key legal ruling come back to haunt the policyholder.  This latest chapter finds the…

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