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Decedent’s estate awarded $250,000 in UM benefits (access required)

Where a man killed in an automobile accident had $1.5 million in uninsured and underinsured, or UM coverage, motorist coverage, and his estate accepted a $1.25 million wrongful-death settlement from the responsible driver’s carriers, the estate is awarded $250,000 in ...

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Medical centers’ COVID business loss claims dismissed (access required)

Where medical centers sought coverage for COVID-related business losses under the biocontamination and decontamination costs provisions in their policy, their claims are dismissed. The provisions require changes to the nature of the insured property that necessitates either repair or replacement ...

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Class certified in COVID-related business interruption suit (access required)

Where a Virginia business alleged that the defendants breached insurance contracts by denying every claim for COVID-19 related loss of income and/or extra expenses, the other affected business could be identified and damages could be calculated through a common methodology, ...

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Exclusion bars coverage for employee’s dishonest conduct (access required)

Where the construction company’s employee engaged in “unlawful and criminal” conduct by allegedly altering and destroying a subcontract, coverage was barred by a fraudulent, dishonest or criminal act exclusion in the crime policy. Background Heartland Construction Inc. or HCI, filed ...

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