Between the Lines

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Posted In: Excess Insurance, Other Insurance

Primary Policy with Excess “Other Insurance” Clause and “True Excess” Policy Cover Same Level of Risk Based on Policy Language

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Declines To Look Beyond Plain Language Of Policy To Consider Evidence Of Intent.  In Great Divide Ins. Co. v. Lexington Ins. Co., _ Mass. _ (2017),…

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Posted In: Contribution and Subrogation, Other Insurance

Massachusetts Says “No” to Selective Tender Rule

Massachusetts policyholders can’t protect their limits or prevent premium increases by notifying only one of two insurers that might cover a claim. In other words, Massachusetts will not be joining…

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