July 01, 2007

Available by clicking the link below is the Summer 2007 edition of Insurance Counselor.  This edition discusses:

  • A decision by the Illinois Appellate Court that an insurer was liable for "all sums" incurred in defending against asbestos bodily injury claims, even though several other insurers' primary policies were triggered by the claims.
  • A ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania relating to a D&O policy that the insurer was prevented from using the “insured v. insured” exclusion to bar coverage.
  • A case involving Firm client National Stock Exchange, in which a U.S. District Court held that a formal order of investigation issued by the SEC was sufficient to trigger coverage for legal fees and expenses under a directors and officers policy.
  • An article discussing coverage under Comprehensive General Liability insurance policies for disputes involving intellectual property.
  • A holding in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of Illinois in favor of Firm client McLeodUSA, Incorporated that the “advertising injury” coverage in Comprehensive General Liability insurance policies require insurers to defend class actions relating to the alleged mass distribution of “junk” faxes.

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