The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on Friday held that an Allegheny County judge — one of few to rule in favor of businesses seeking insurance coverage for losses stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic — cannot consolidate all future pandemic cases against Erie Insurance Exchange in her courtroom, ruling that she exceeded her authority in doing so.
A Second Circuit panel needled a captive insurer Friday over why it only brought a jurisdictional challenge after an early loss in a coverage dispute with New York City, even as it considered how courts might be restricted in their ability to punish such behavior.
A Louisiana federal judge dismissed a lawsuit in which the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., acting as the receiver of the defunct First NBC Bank, sought to recover more than $165 million from the bank's leaders and insurers, saying in an order that the parties have settled.
The insurers of a Pittsburgh dental practice told the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in an appeal Friday to recognize that, like many other plaintiffs, the dentist can't be covered for his COVID-19 losses because ... (more story)
A Florida property owner took a QBE subsidiary to federal court over more than $1.2 million in unpaid coverage for damage caused by Hurricane Ian, alleging the insurer wrongfully refused to pay for its losses.
A subcontractor's insurer fought carrier Affiliated FM's efforts Friday to escape the insurer's lawsuit seeking to avoid covering a contractor in an underlying suit Affiliated brought to recover $4.5 million i... (more story)
A Georgia federal judge shot down an insurance company's bid Friday to keep certain information confidential in a dispute over fire damage suffered by a Conyers, Georgia, church in 2022.
Costco and a Liberty Mutual unit have agreed to settle their dispute over coverage for an underlying slip-and-fall suit, resolving the retail giant's bid to have the insurer reimburse its defense and settlement costs.
An Iowa-based insurer took a Chinese reinsurance company to federal court after it "serially breached" its obligations to reimburse property insurance coverage claims paid to insured companies in energy, minin... (more story)
A Florida federal judge ordered the owner of a Fairfield Inn in Tampa to arbitrate its hurricane damage dispute in New York with its insurers, saying the property owner's argument that arbitration unfairly fav... (more story)
A Michigan appellate panel refused to let State Farm reduce payments just yet for a quadriplegic man's healthcare in light of an amended Michigan law, ruling that a change in coverage could put the patient's life at risk.
A Nationwide unit must still litigate coverage issues with a roadside assistance company over claims that its owner fatally shot a man after mistakenly arriving at the wrong property, a Georgia federal court r... (more story)
A California federal court permanently tossed a third-party claims administrator from a steel pipe importer and distributor's suit seeking $3 million under a policy that covers cargo lost or damaged in transit... (more story)
A Virginia federal judge won't dismiss or stay a dispute by an insurer seeking a declaration that it doesn't owe coverage to two organizations whose founder allegedly abused a 14-year-old girl in the 1990s, sa... (more story)
A battery reseller and its recycling counterpart told a Georgia federal court their insurer is wrongfully withholding reimbursement for over $700,000 in repair costs the companies owed to the U.S. Environmenta... (more story)
A Texas water supply company isn't owed coverage for an underlying action alleging it provided contaminated water to residents, an AmeriTrust unit told a federal court, arguing that the company's prior knowled... (more story)
A trucking company's insurer doesn't owe it defense or indemnity coverage for an employee's personal injury suit, a Texas federal judge ruled, agreeing with the insurer that several policy exclusions bar cover... (more story)
A contractor asked a Virginia federal court to modify a proposed order that would grant default judgment against a third-party construction company in a coverage dispute over defective concrete work at a U.S. ... (more story)
An insurer has sued a construction contractor in California federal court alleging that it shirked its duties on nearly $31 million in payment and performance bonds for a pair of construction projects, saying ... (more story)
A California federal court tossed a dispute between IT distribution company Synnex Corp. and Axis Insurance Co. over coverage for a nearly $14 million theft of computer hardware from Synnex's warehouse in Mexi... (more story)
A class of travel insurance buyers and several AIG units reached an agreement over supposedly hidden fees stacked on top of insurance travel premiums, asking a California federal court to reset upcoming deadli... (more story)
Creating arrest quotas and allegedly disciplining police who wouldn't comply doesn't bar Whittier, California, from insurance coverage of a $3 million settlement with officers, because such conduct wasn't will... (more story)
A life insurance company overcame a lawsuit in which it was accused of wrongfully terminating a decades-old policy nearly a year before the insured died, with a Michigan federal judge finding that the insurer ... (more story)
A North Carolina radiology practice told a federal court Thursday it struck a deal with its insurance broker resolving its suit alleging it lost more than $1 million as a result of a ransomware attack that occ... (more story)
Kaiser and plaintiffs in a putative class action have filed a $3 million settlement offer in Washington federal court, in which customers alleged that the company violated the Affordable Care Act's nondiscrimi... (more story)
Western & Southern Financial Group Inc. allegedly fired a 73-year-old insurance sales representative based on trumped-up misconduct allegations in order to get out of paying her the more than $1 million she ha... (more story)
The former deputy general counsel for Allstate has traded one auto insurer for another while moving up in the ranks, becoming the new general counsel and chief legal officer for AAA Auto Club Enterprises.