Insurance

Massachusetts Appeals Court Supports Insurers Right to Control

Massachusetts Appeals Court Supports Insurers Right to Control

On October 16, 2017 the Massachusetts Appeals Court vacated a prior ruling that required OneBeacon Insurance Company (“OneBeacon “) to reimburse Celanese Corporation (“Celanese”) for defense costs incurred after OneBeacon agreed to defend without reservation. Celanese...

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$1 Billion In Coverage For Company’s Asbestos Claims

$1 Billion In Coverage For Company’s Asbestos Claims

Nearly 14 years ago, ITT Corp. filed a lawsuit alleging that a group of insurers are obligated to cover ITT’s legal costs and expenses in numerous asbestos lawsuits filed against the company. The company is seeking nearly $1 billion in coverage for the claims...

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Insurance Documents Must Be Turned Over In Coverage Dispute

Insurance Documents Must Be Turned Over In Coverage Dispute

In a recent decision by the Pennsylvania Federal Court involving a coverage dispute between two insurance carriers over underlying asbestos suits, U.S. District Judge Berle M. Schiller ordered that internal documents must be turned over despite arguments that they are...

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