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Insurers For High Crime Areas on Notice After Georgia Court Affirms $43M Verdict

A Georgia appeals court has upheld a $43 million premises liability verdict against the CVS Pharmacy chain, ruling that the company failed to take security measures to prevent the shooting of a patron in 2012. The case is the latest …

Court Rules Open and Obvious Defense Not a Complete Bar to Recovery in West Virginia

A West Virginia court of appeals decision could affect insurers’ use of the “open and obvious” doctrine in future cases brought within the state. In the case of Hersh v. E-T Enterprises, Ralph L. Eckenrode, P & H Investments, Inc., …