New York's financial services regulator announced Tuesday that First American Title Insurance Co. will pay $1 million for allegedly violating state cybersecurity regulations by failing to implement access controls before a large breach in 2019 exposed customers' personal information.
A New Jersey appeals court panel said Tuesday a couple's primary residence insurer must defend the couple against a house cleaner's suit over a dog bite injury that occurred at the couple's second home, finding a policy provision says it will pay for bodily injuries suffered by an employee.
An iconic New Jersey theater urged a federal court to rule that it can recover $1.9 million to offset its $3.7 million pandemic-related losses, arguing that the blanket limit of insurance in its Zurich policy replaces a lower per-occurrence limit for communicable disease coverage.
Two insurers told a New Jersey federal court that they do not owe any defense coverage to a New Jersey homebuilder in an underlying suit alleging defective construction, claiming the company isn't a named or a... (more story)
A Liberty Mutual insurer is trying to derail a University of Washington lawsuit seeking coverage of hundreds of millions of dollars in pandemic-driven losses and expenses, saying the university is relying on r... (more story)
A townhome association is seeking over $2 million in actual and replacement costs from its insurer because of a 2022 storm, maintaining that the insurer has provided less than half the amount awarded in arbitr... (more story)
A laundromat developer urged the Ninth Circuit to overturn an insurer's coverage win over business losses following a fire, saying a district court was wrong in finding that the developer's evidence was too sp... (more story)
A Fort Myers property owner has blamed its insurer for underpayment in a Florida federal case over $400,000 in 2022 damages from Hurricane Ian.
A Tennessee strip mall owner told a Wisconsin federal court that the company should be allowed to pursue a class action on behalf of hundreds or thousands of fellow insureds who were under-compensated for prop... (more story)
An insurer told a Georgia federal court that it owes no coverage to a home construction company for an underlying lawsuit accusing it of performing defective work that led to pooling stormwater, with the insur... (more story)
A New York bankruptcy judge vowed Tuesday to preserve legal protections for the nondebtor parishes of the bankrupt Diocese of Buffalo, New York, saying sexual abuse claimants would be barred from pursuing lega... (more story)
An insurer is seeking a New York federal court's assistance in retrieving nearly $4.3 million in unpaid premiums after it audited one of its policyholder's financial records and found the company had earned mo... (more story)
The Fourth Circuit affirmed a lower court's ruling in favor of an insurer accused of wrongfully denying coverage for an underlying class action by a North Carolina real estate firm, finding Tuesday that the de... (more story)
A construction company's insurer asked the Fourth Circuit Tuesday to reverse an order awarding a North Carolina woman a $2 million insurance payout, plus interest, over a car crash with a construction truck, s... (more story)
The Hanover Insurance Co. on Monday voluntarily dropped its Arkansas federal court lawsuit seeking to escape paying for a plastics company's defense and indemnity in a biometric data collection class action, c... (more story)
A Minnesota federal judge tossed a lawsuit Monday from American Family Mutual Insurance Co. against an outdoor services company seeking to avoid coverage of claims that it misapplied herbicide on clients' lawn... (more story)
A South Dakota court will not reconsider its decision to trim an insurer's breach of fiduciary duty claim against a law firm on the grounds that the insurer failed to provide expert testimony as required by st... (more story)
An insurer for a property appraiser was wrong to deny defense coverage for an underlying licensure action, stemming from a consumer complaint, for untimeliness when a late notification did not prejudice the in... (more story)
Major U.S. law firms are steadfast in their commitment to the pursuit of further growth despite ongoing economic uncertainty. Here’s what the leaders of four Leaderboard firms have to say about how the legal i... (more story)
An insurance company that wanted to avoid defending a company that inspected and certified an amusement park drop tower ride that fatally ejected a 14-year-old boy failed to prove that it had served the defend... (more story)
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A pharmaceutical company and its insurer have settled a dispute over coverage of several suits brought against the company by stockholders following a subpoena and investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
An insurer urged a Louisiana federal court Monday to award it over $17 million in damages following several dredging contractors' alleged abandonment of multiple public utility projects, arguing that the contr... (more story)
A brine supplier asked a Louisiana federal court to determine that its insurer does owe defense and indemnity coverage for an underlying suit alleging the supplier leaked toxic chemicals from a salt mine onto ... (more story)
Law360 reporters are providing live coverage from the courthouse as former President Donald Trump goes on trial in the New York attorney general's civil fraud case. Follow along here.
The ex-chief marketing officer for Root Inc. pled guilty in Ohio federal court Tuesday to wire fraud and contempt after he embezzled more than $10.2 million from the insurance company during the single year he... (more story)
Law360 reporters are providing live coverage from the courthouse as former President Donald Trump goes on trial in the New York attorney general's civil fraud case. Here's a recap from Day 35.