Carpenter v. Liberty Ins. Corp

Cases Carpenter v. Liberty Ins. Corp The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio recently held that, in the context of a value policy statute, a building does not constitute a total loss unless the building loses its identity and specific character as a...

McGilloway v. Safety Insurance Company

Cases McGilloway v. Safety Insurance Company The Supreme Judicial Court released an opinion on October 19, 2021, in McGilloway v. Safety Insurance Company, SJC-13053, holding that automobile insurance carriers are required to compensate third parties for claims of...

Bonbeck Parker v. The Travelers Indemnity

Cases Bonbeck Parker v. The Travelers Indemnity BONBECK discusses the interpretation of “amount of loss” and its effect on the scope of a panels authority. In overview, the 10th Circuit Court of appeals, interpreted “amount of loss” encompasses causation and...

Prescott Mill Condo Ass’n v. Mid-Century Ins. Co.

Cases Prescott Mill Condo Ass’n v. Mid-Century Ins. Co. The United States District Court of Northern Illinois, Prescott Mill Condo Ass’n v. Mid-Century Ins. Co., 2021 WL 3700742 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 4, 2021) recently determined that both (i) a general contractor’s overhead...

Keith Warzecha v. USAA Casualty Insurance Company

Cases Keith Warzecha v. USAA Casualty Insurance Company Appellate Court upheld SJ for Insurer who denied a coverage (legal defense and indemnity) for its insured who faced an underlying action which included a claim for negligent infliction of emotional distress. The...