Between the Lines

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

Archive for October, 2013

Posted In: Uncategorized

Charting a Course to the Safe Harbor of Chapter 93A

Insurer Misses the Boat and Court Denies Summary Judgment in Claimant’s Unfair Settlement Practices Suit A recent Massachusetts Superior Court ruling tells of a journey fraught with peril for a liability insurer trying…

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Posted In: Property Coverage

National Flood Insurance and Businesses: The Price of A Clam Roll May Be Rising

The National Flood Insurance Program’s redrawing of flood maps and roll-back of flood insurance subsidies for some properties have caused an uproar from homeowners in coastal and other areas where…

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Posted In: Directors & Officers

The Devil Is in the Details

D&O Policy May Cover Judgment Against Company for Intentional Misrepresentations During Negotiations Leading To Asset Purchase Agreement Rhode Island District Court Denies Insurer’s Motion to Dismiss After a jury found…

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Posted In: Construction Defects

Accidents Happen, But GL Coverage Doesn’t Necessarily Follow

I recently wrote about the Connecticut Supreme Court’s decision addressing the often-contested question of whether the standard form CGL policy covers damage caused by defective construction. Connecticut found that where…

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