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Tag Archives: Judge G. Steven Agee

Carriers argue they aren’t responsible for settlement

Where shareholders sued after the insured’s assets were acquired by another company, that merger constituted an “acquisition” that is subject to the director and officer policy’s “bump up” exclusion. Background In 2015, Towers Watson & Co. purchased directors and officers, ...

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Insurer lacks standing to challenge reorganization

Where a primary insurer attempted to block the reorganization plan of its insureds for current and future asbestos personal-injury liabilities, but the plan preserved the insurer’s coverage defenses and the debtors’ obligations under their policies, the insurer lacked standing to ...

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Vaccination not sole basis for denial of compassionate release

Where a detainee argued that the district court ignored the particulars of his medical conditions and disqualified him from compassionate release solely because he had received the COVID-19 vaccination, but the record showed the district court considered a variety of ...

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Ex-student can’t show discipline was discriminatory

Where a student dismissed from the East Carolina University School of Social Work’s Master’s Degree program sued the university alleging that its decision discriminated against her in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, the university was granted ...

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