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Insurer Must Defend Landlord in Security Deposit Lawsuit Despite Policy Exclusion

A policy that sought to limit exposure from any disputes about security deposits did not protect the insurer from having to defend a landlord against a class-action lawsuit claiming state laws were not followed, a federal appellate court ruled. In …

Viewpoint: 11th Circuit Holds No Obligation to Defend Against DOJ Antitrust Investigation

On July 23, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, in Crowley Maritime Corp. v. Nat’l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA held that, because Crowley Maritime Corp. failed to provide timely notice of a claim, National …

Defining Standards in Texas for the Duty to Defend and Indemnify

After years of maintaining that the duty to defend and the duty to indemnify were independent duties in a liability policy, the Texas Supreme Court held in 1997 that the same allegations used to determine that no duty to defend …