Between the Lines

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

Archive for October, 2014

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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Rejects Interpretation Contrary to Intent of Unfair Trade Practices Law

Interlocutory Appeal Clarifies How Multiple Damages Work Under Chapter 93A: Even Payment of All Actual Damages with Interest Will Not Preclude Multiple Damages if Payment Comes After the c. 93A…

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Posted In: Duty to Defend

Insurer’s Duty to Defend Trumps Contract and Professional Services Exclusions

In insurance contracts, the term “‘arising out of’ must be read expansively” – even when used in exclusions, according to a new superior court decision. Nonetheless, Judge Judith Fabricant ruled…

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