Between the Lines

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

Archive for April, 2014

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Bad Things Happen When Insurers Aggressively Defend Clear Liability Cases

Massachusetts Superior Court Judge Awards Treble Damages for Insurer’s Failure to Settle When Liability Was Reasonably Clear, Despite 47% Contributory Negligence Finding By Underlying Jury Once an insurer concludes that…

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Posted In: Directors & Officers

D&O Insurer Must Advance Defense Costs for Claim by FDIC

First Circuit Discerns Likelihood of Success That “Insured v. Insured” Exclusion Will Not Apply Appointed as the receiver of a failed bank, the FDIC asserted breach of fiduciary duty claims against…

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