Description Date Docket #
Mechling v. Asbestos Defendants
California Court of Appeal
Product Liability, Insurance Law
In an asbestos exposure personal injury case, affirmed that an insurance company was entitled to have default judgments set aside. The insurance...
12/11/2018 A150132
Travelers Property Casualty Co. v. Engel Insulation, Inc.
California Court of Appeal
Insurance Law, Construction
Held that insurers could not sue a construction subcontractor to recover attorney fees and costs incurred in defending developers in a prior...
11/30/2018 C085753
Meleski v. Estate of Hotlen
California Court of Appeal
Insurance Law
Held that an insurance company was obligated to pay costs after declining a reasonable settlement offer in an automobile accident case that went to...
11/29/2018 C080023
General Re Life Corp. v. Lincoln National Life Insurance Co.
United States Second Circuit
Insurance Law, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration
In a dispute between two insurance companies that ended up in arbitration, held that where an arbitration award is ambiguous, the arbitrators retain...
11/28/2018 17‐2496‐cv
Evanston Insurance Co. v. Mid-Continent Casualty Co.
United States Fifth Circuit
Insurance Law
In a dispute between an excess insurer and a primary insurer, held that the primary insurer was liable for only $1 million of the damage caused when...
11/19/2018 17-20812
SCF Waxler Marine, LLC v. Aris T M/V
United States Fifth Circuit
Admiralty, Civil Procedure, Insurance Law
In a revised decision, dismissed an interlocutory appeal for lack of appellate jurisdiction, in a case involving excess insurers' liability for damage...
10/30/2018 17-30805
Thee Sombrero, Inc. v. Scottsdale Insurance Co.
California Court of Appeal
Insurance Law
Held that a nightclub's loss in property value as a result of a fatal shooting was within the scope of a security guard services company's insurance...
10/25/2018 E067505
John M. O'Quinn, P.C. v. Lexington Insurance Co.
United States Fifth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Insurance Law
Held that an excess professional liability insurer had no duty to indemnify a law firm for its losses, in a case where the law firm paid millions of...
10/18/2018 16-20224
Lat v. Farmers New World Life Insurance Co.
California Court of Appeal
Insurance Law
Revived claims brought against an insurance company by a deceased woman's two sons, who were her beneficiaries under a life insurance policy and who...
10/16/2018 B282008
Manuel v. Turner Industries Group, LLC
United States Fifth Circuit
ERISA, Insurance Law
Revived an individual's ERISA lawsuit against his former employer and an insurance company alleging improper denial of his application for...
10/01/2018 17-30835

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