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Tag Archives: Insurance

Sports arena waited too long to notify insurer of accident (access required)

Where an indoor sports arena waited 18 months before notifying its insurer about an accident on its premises, and the insurer experienced difficulty in investigating the accident, including interviewing witnesses, it had no duty to defend or indemnify the facility. ...

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Judge: OK for insurance provider to deny coverage in fraud dispute (access required)

A federal judge has ruled in favor of an insurance company in a coverage dispute stemming from an accident involving a driver who obtained permission to drive via fraud. In issuing summary judgment in favor of the defendant insurance company, ...

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Class certified in COVID-19 ‘all risk’ coverage dispute (access required)

Where a class of Virginia policyholders who were denied coverage for losses from businesses closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic had common and typical issues, were sufficiently numerous, and there was no conflict with the named plaintiff, a class was ...

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Carrier’s info to injured man not misrepresentation (access required)

Where an insurance carrier told an injured party that a certain person was “responsible” for the accident, that wasn’t an affirmative misrepresentation because that person held the insurance policy responding to the accident. Where the injured party could have ascertained ...

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Virginia Miller Act suit stayed due to pending litigation (access required)

Where a subcontractor sued a surety under the Virginia Little Miller Act, claiming it was a beneficiary under prime contractor’s payment bond, but a pending lawsuit between the prime contractor and subcontractor in Pennsylvania would likely resolve the surety’s liability, ...

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