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Contract Failure Limits Fire Damage Coverage (access required)

Defendant insurance carrier did not hinder plaintiff policyholder, an auction house, from contracting to replace its fire-damaged property, a condition precedent to obtaining certain damages under the policy; because the auction house did not contract for repair or replacement within ...

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Coverage action not subject to nonsuit tolling (access required)

A plaintiff who thought she had the right to a courthouse do-over after taking a nonsuit in a suit over insurance coverage was left empty handed when the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled against her this month. The case confirms ...

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Disability benefits terminated based on comp/severance release – $399,168 in benefits reinstated (access required)

The claimant was injured at work on Dec. 19, 2011. Two claims arose out of that injury: a workers’ compensation claim and an ERISA long-term disability benefits claim. Reliance Standard began paying benefits after agreeing  that the claimant was disabled ...

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Company, Not Manager, Was Insurance ‘Applicant’ (access required)

An insurance carrier must cover fire damage to an auction company’s property occurring two months after the policy issued, even though the sole member/manager of the company had prior convictions for obtaining money by false pretenses for paying people to ...

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