Between the Lines

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

Archive for March, 2015

Posted In: Uncategorized

Claims-Made Coverage Creates Traps for the Unwary

Insureds routinely pay significant premiums for multiple layers of D&O and E&O policies, and with alarming frequency, fail to take the basic steps necessary to effectuate that coverage when needed….

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Posted In: Regulation

California Bridges Uber’s “Coverage Gap,” Raises New Privacy Concerns. Will Massachusetts Do Better?

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker confirmed that the Department of Public Utilities is working on regulations for transportation network companies (TNC’s), such as Uber and Lyft. This will include defining what…

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Posted In: Construction Defects, Policy Construction

Policy Interpretation Begins with the Policy Language, Not Its Purpose, Says New Hampshire

Insurers embroiled in coverage disputes sometimes seek to offer evidence of the policy’s purpose or intent to support their interpretation of a disputed policy provision. In a decision interpreting the…

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