Jury Trials in the Context of COVID-19

Jury Trials in the Context of COVID-19

By Laura Meyer Gregory, Esq., CPCU, and Shari E. Belitz, Esq. The arrival of COVID-19 has brought so many changes for all  of us and more changes are likely to come in so many ways. The insurance and legal industries have been significantly impacted and continue to be...
Commerce Ins. Co. v. Szafarowicz: the New Road-Map for Insurance Coverage Litigation’s Impact on the Related Tort Case and Circumstances in which an Insured’s Settlement with the Plaintiff Is “Reasonable” Only If It Is Within The Insured’s Policy Limits.

Commerce Ins. Co. v. Szafarowicz: the New Road-Map for Insurance Coverage Litigation’s Impact on the Related Tort Case and Circumstances in which an Insured’s Settlement with the Plaintiff Is “Reasonable” Only If It Is Within The Insured’s Policy Limits.

by Laura Meyer Gregory and John P. Ryan, Sloane and Walsh, LLP On October 1, 2019, the Supreme Judicial Court issued a decision in Commerce Insurance Company v. Justina M. Szafarowicz, et al. addressing the following issues in the context of a motor vehicle insurer...