Cases for CaseWatch: Insurance September 19, 2009 Edition

Download 21st Century Ins. Co. v. Superior Ct. of San Diego County

Download Admiral Insurance Co. v. Sonicblue, Inc.

Download Banaszak v. Progressive Insurance Company

Download Brookwood, LLC v. Scottsdale Ins. Co.

Download Brown v. Progressive Gulf Ins. Co.

Download Butler v. First Acceptance Ins. Co., Inc.

Download California Dairies, Inc. v. RSUI Indemnity Company

Download Deutsch v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co.

Download Employers Mutual Casualty Co. v. Accent Windows, Inc.

Download Fireman's Fund Insurance Company v. Discover Property & Casualty Insurance Company

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California Court Affirms Judgment Against Insurance Agent HRH

Williams v. Hilb, Rogal & Hobbs Ins. Services of California, Inc.

(Cal. App. September 9, 2009)

Following a bench trial, an insurance agency was found liable for negligence in advising on, procuring and maintaining an insurance package for a new business venture that did not include worker’s compensation insurance.  The court held that although an insurance agent does not have a duty to volunteer to an insured that the latter should procure specific insurance coverage, the rule changes under certain circumstances.  An agent

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CaseWatch Cases for August 31, 2009 Edition

Download Allstate Insurance Company v. Miller

Download Alta Bates Summit Medical Center v. United of Omaha Life Ins. Co.

Download American National v. York County

Download American Safety Indem. Co. v. 612 Realty, LLC

Download America's Recommended Mailers Inc. v. Maryland Casualty Co.

Download AT&T v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's

Download City of Ilwaco v. Affiliated FM Ins. Co

Download Colon v. US Liability Ins. Group

Download Colony Ins. Co. v. Georgia Pacific, LLC

Download Colony Ins. Co. v. Pearl River Basin Land & Development

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CaseWatch Cases for August 13, 2009 Edition

Download AA Acupuncture Service v. Safeco Ins. Co

Download Admiral Insurance Company v. Grace Industries

Download Bosetti v. United States Life Ins. Co. in the City of New York 

Download Boston Gas v. Century Indemnity

Download Centennial Ins. Co. v. Patterson

Download Denise v. NYC Transit Authority

Download Economy Premier Ins. Co. v. Jackson

Download Essex Ins. Co. v. Professional Building Contractors, Inc.

Download Fortune v. Group LTD Plan for Employees of Keyspan

Download Galvn v. Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company

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Cases Cited in Goldberg Segalla’s Case Watch

Click here for the full decision to the cases cited in this edition's Case Watch:

Download 126 Mulberry St. Realty Corp. v. Diamond State Ins. Co

Download Alea_London_Limited_v__Bickford__et_al_

Download Alleman v. State Farm Life Insurance Co

Download Ball_v__Wilshire_Insurance_Co_

Download Bloyed_v__Affiliated_Employers_Health_&_Welfare_Trust__et_al_

Download Bridgetown_Condominium_Homeowners_Assoc_v__Ford_Development_Inc___et_al_

Download Bristol W. Ins. Co. v. Wawanesa Mut. Ins. Co

Download Cornett Management Co. LLC v. Fireman's Fund Ins. Co

Download Davis-Travis_v__State_Farm_Fire_&_Casualty_Co_

Download Dobson v. Citigroup

Download Eberts v. Goderstad

Download Erie Insurance Exchange v. Baker

Download Erie Insurance Group v. National Grange

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Cases Cited in Goldberg Segalla’s Case Watch

Click here for the full decision to the cases cited in this edition's Case Watch:

Download Admiral_Ins__v__G4S_Youth_Services__pdf

Download Ashmore_v__Ceridian_Corp__et_al___pdf

Download Auto-Owners_Ins__v__Hickory_Springs__et_al___pdf

Download Dairy_American_v__NY_Marine_and_General_Ins___pdf

Download Myron_Corp__v__Atlantic_Mutual_Ins__Corp___pdf

Download XL_Speciality_Ins__v__Financial_Industries_Corp__pdf

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Goldberg Segalla CaseWatch Insurance

Below are links to cases referenced in the June 21, 200 the Goldberg Segalla CaseWatch Insurance.These cases are posted with the permission of Lexis.

Download ACCC Ins. Co. v. Carter and Dumas

Download Cargil, Inc. v. Ace American Ins. Co., et al.l

Download Jones v. General Insurance Co.

Download Matkin-Hoover Engineering, et al. v. Everest National Ins. Co.

Download Mississippi Phosphates Corp. v. Furnace and Tube Service, et al.

Download National Union Fire Ins. Co. v. Reichhold, et al.

Download Xiong and Burton v. Lincoln National

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District Court Upholds Insurance Carrier’s Position on Property Damage Claim Arising from Hurricane Katrina

Dairy America, Inc. v. New York Marine and General Ins. Co.

(E.D. Cal. June 11, 2009)

Plaintiff secured an ocean cargo policy from the insurer which included a clause stating that insurance “attaches to all shipments commencing on or after August 11, 2005 and prior to October 1, 2006, both days at 12:01 A.M. local standard time at place of insurance.”  The binder, however, lacked such an attachment clause. 


Plaintiff assembled several dozen loads of milk powder for shipment to Havana, Cuba.  On August 29, 2005, 59

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Edward Liddy, AIG’s Chairman and CEO, to resign.

Edward Liddy, AIG's current Chairman and CEO, announced today that he will resign as both CEO and Chairman for the company.  His goal is to step down when AIG's Board of Directors have found suitable replacements but no timetable has been set.   

Mr. Liddy also recommended to AIG's Board of Directors that it should consider the position of CEO and Chairman separate and distinct.  The Board agreed with his assessment and the search will begin immediately with expected participation by both the Board of Directors and the Trustees

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