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The Second District Issues Useful Case Relative to Commercial General Liability for Construction Defects, Clarifying CA law on Concept of “Property Damage” and “Impaired Property”
June 17, 2014

California Issues Long-Awaited Decision in Hartford v. Swift, Finding No Coverage For Claims of "Implied" Disparagement
June 12, 2014
By: Bryan M. Weiss

Nevada Federal Court Finds No Coverage for Molestation Allegations
June 24, 2013
FC&S Legal

You're Never "Fully Covered": Obligations and Liabilities of Insurance Brokers in Procuring Insurance for Their Clients
April 24, 2013
USLAW Magazine
By: Nancy N. Potter

California Courts and the Duty to Initiate Settlement Negotiations
February 22, 2013
IADC Insurance and Reinsurance Committee Newsletter
By: Bryan M. Weiss

Corruption of the Appraisal Process
October 4, 2012
USLAW Magazine
By: Carolyn A. Mathews

New Supreme Court Case on Long Tail Exposures: State of California v. Continental Insurance (S170560)
August 10, 2012

Ninth Circuit Rules that an Insurer Has an Affirmative Duty to “Effectuate a Settlement” Once its Insured’s Liability in Excess of the Policy Limits Becomes “Reasonably Clear”
June 21, 2012
By: Bryan M. Weiss

The Duty to Defend "Inextricably Intertwined" Actions
May 2, 2012
IADC Insurance and Reinsurance Committee Newsletter
By: Bryan M. Weiss

The Problem Of Suspended Corporations In The Present Economic Downturn
February 21, 2012
Insurance Thought Leadership

Earth Movement Exclusion Held Ambiguous By Nevada Supreme Court
November 3, 2011
American Bar Association Insurance Coverage Case Notes

What Insurance Professionals Should Know about Howell v. Hamilton
October 17, 2011
By: Scott L. Hengesbach

New CA Bad Faith Opinion - Howard v. American National
August 11, 2010

New California Supreme Court Decision: Minkler v. Safeco
June 18, 2010
By: Jean M. Lawler

Insurers Can Be Sued Under CA B&P 17200
February 1, 2010
By: Bryan M. Weiss

Insurance Coverage for "Blast Fax" Claims
May 1, 2009
By: Bryan M. Weiss

California Supreme Court’s Crawford Decision Changes the Face of Defense Payments and Potential for Erosion of Policy Limits
August 1, 2008
By: Jean M. Lawler

No Assurances - Insurance coverage for the events of September 11 will hinge upon the interpretation of often ambiguous policy language
October 1, 2002
By: Jean M. Lawler

California Appellate Court Finds Unambiguous Language to be Against Public Policy
July 1, 2002
By: Kenneth Goates

"Passing the Buck": Focus on Addtional Insured Issues
November 30, 1999
By: Bryan M. Weiss, Carolyn A. Mathews, and Nancy N. Potter