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Published Case Reviews

  1. Century Surety Co. v. Jim Hipner, LLC (Wyoming) (Liability Insurance/Notice-Prejudice Rule)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 38, No. 16 (October 4, 2016)
  2. Arceneaux, et al. v. Amstar Corp. (Louisiana) (Allocation/Defense Costs)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 38, No. 16 (October 4, 2016)
  3. American Family Mutual Ins. Co. v. Hansen (Colorado) (Policy Interpretation)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 38, No. 12 (July 26, 2016)
  4. Bamford v. Regent Insurance Co. (8th Cir., Nebraska) (Bad Faith/Duty to Settle)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 38, No. 12 (July 26, 2016)
  5. Country Mutual Ins. Co. v. Dahms (Illinois) (Criminal Acts Exclusion)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 38, No. 10 (July 1, 2016)
  6. Arden v. Forsberg & Umlauf (Washington) (Insurance Counsel/Conflict Of Interest)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 38, No. 10 (July 1, 2016)
  7. Hegseth v. American Family Mutual Ins. Group (Minnesota) (UM/UIM Time Limits)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 38, No. 6 (April 20, 2016)
  8. State Farm Mutual Auto. Ins. Co. v. Riggs (Kentucky) (UM/UIM Time Limits)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 38, No. 6 (April 20, 2016)
  9. Moore v. GEICO General Ins. Co. (11th Cir., Florida)  (Bad Faith/Duty to Settle)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 38, No. 4 (March 20, 2016)
  10. Dairyland Ins. Co. v. Mitchell (Connecticut) (Auto Insurance/Exclusions)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 38, No. 4 (March 20, 2016)
  11. Christy v. Travelers Indemnity Co. of America (10th Cir., New Mexico) (Reformation/Rescission)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 38, No. 2 (February 17, 2016)
  12. Martin v. Auto Owners Ins. Co., (Missouri) (Automobile Insurance/Stacking)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 38, No. 2 (February 17, 2016)
  13. Rent-A-Roofer, Inc. v. Farm Bureau Property & Casualty Ins. Co. (Nebraska) (Notice-Prejudice/Voluntary Payments)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 16 (October 6, 2015)
  14. Mesa v. Clarendon National Ins. Co. (11th Cir., Florida) (Duty to Settle/Multiple Claims)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 16 (October 6, 2015)
  15. Fidelity National Title Ins. Co. v. Centerpoint Mechanic Liens Claims, LLC (Arizona) (Duty to Settle/Control of Settlement)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 16 (October 6, 2015)
  16. SRM, Inc. v. Great American Ins. Co. (10th Cir., Oklahoma) (Bad Faith/Duty to Settle)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 14 (September 11, 2015)
  17. Garcia v. GEICO General Ins. Co. (11th Cir., Florida) (Bad Faith)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 14 (September 11, 2015)
  18. One Call Property Services, Inc. v. Security First Ins. Co. (Florida) (Property Insurance/Post-Loss Assignments)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 13 (August 24, 2015)
  19. Purscell v. TICO Ins. Co. (8th Cir., Missouri) (Bad Faith/Duty to Settle)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 13 (August 24, 2015)
  20. Atlantic Casualty Ins. Co. v. Greytak (Montana) (Liability Insurance/Notice)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 12 (August 14, 2015)
  21. C. Brewer and Co., Ltd. v. Marine Indemnity Ins. Co. of America (Hawaii) (Liability Insurance/Designated Premises Endorsement)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 7 (May 8, 2015)
  22. BankInsure, Inc. v. Highland Bank (8th Cir., Minnesota) (Fidelity Insurance/Causation)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 7 (May 8, 2015)
  23. Lodholtz v. York Risk Services Group, Inc. (Indiana) (Adjuster Liability)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 4 (March 11, 2015)
  24. Badiali v. New Jersey Mfrs. Ins. Group (New Jersey) (Bad Faith/Fairly Debatable Claims)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 4 (March 11, 2015)
  25. Illinois Tool Works, Inc., et al. v. Travelers Cas. and Sur. Co. (Illinois) (Duty to Defend)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 2 (February 19, 2015)
  26. Everest Indemnity Ins. Co. v. Rea (Arizona) (Bad Faith/Advice of Counsel Defense)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 2 (February 19, 2015)
  27. Quihuis v. State Farm Mutual Auto. Ins. Co. (Arizona) (Bad Faith/Duty to Settle)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 37, No. 1 (February 5, 2015)
  28. In re Allstate County Mutual Ins. Co. (Texas) (Bad Faith)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 19 (November 13, 2014)
  29. RSUI Indemnity Co. v. American States Ins. Co. (Louisiana) (Bad Faith/Excess Insurance)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 19 (November 13, 2014)
  30. Williams v. Government Employees Ins. Co. (South Carolina) (Auto Insurance/Policy Limits)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 17 (October 13, 2014)
  31. Cammarata v. State Farm Florida Ins. Co. (Florida) (Bad Faith)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 17 (October 13, 2014)
  32. Indiana Ins. Co. v. Kopetsky (Indiana) (Liability Insurance/Known Loss-Claim)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 15 (September 10, 2014)
  33. Murphy v. Patriot Ins. Co. (Vermont) (Adjusters)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 15 (September 10, 2014)
  34. Fellowship of Christian Athletes v. AXIS Ins. Co. (Missouri) (Liability Insurance/Policy Limits)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 14 (August 20, 2014)
  35. Howe v. MMG Ins. Co. (Maine) (Duty to Defend/Dog Bites)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 14 (August 20, 2014)
  36. Springer v. Erie Ins. Exchange (Maryland) (Liability Insurance/Business Pursuits Exclusion)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 13 (August 8, 2014)
  37. Expedia, Inc. v. Steadfast Ins. Co. (Washington) (Duty to Defend/Extrinsic Evidence)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 13 (August 8, 2014)
  38. KeySpan Gas East Corp. v. Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. (New York) (Denial of Coverage/Time Limits)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 11 (July 9, 2014)
  39. Cich v. National Life Ins. Co. (Minnesota) (Disability Insurance)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 11 (July 9, 2014)
  40. Metropolitan Property & Cas. Ins. Co. v. McCarthy (Maine) (Liability Insurance/Sexual Misconduct Exclusion)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 11 (July 9, 2014)
  41. Groce v. American Family Mut. Ins. Co. (Indiana) (Agent & Brokers/Statute of Limitations)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 8 (May 21, 2014)
  42. Neighborhood Investments, LLC v. Kentucky Farm Bureau Mut. Ins. Co. (Kentucky) (Property Insurance/Criminal Acts Exclusion)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 8 (May 21, 2014)
  43. Nodak Mutual Ins. Co. v. Bahr-Renner (North Dakota) (Auto Insurance/"Step Down" Endorsement)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 4 (March 21, 2014)
  44. Wright v. Turner (Oregon) (UIM/Policy Limits/Number of Accidents)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 4 (March 21, 2014)
  45. AAA Mid-Atlantic Ins. Co. v. Ryan (Pennsylvania) (Underinsured Motorist Coverage)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 3 (March 4, 2014)
  46. City Center West, LP v. American Modern Home Ins. Co. (Colorado) (Property Insurance/Assignments)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 3 (March 4, 2014)
  47. Maddox v. Florida Farm Bureau General Ins. Co. (Florida) (Policy Limits/Per Occurrence)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 3 (March 4, 2014)
  48. Country-Wide Ins. Co. v. Preferred Trucking Services Corp. (New York) (Liability Insurance/Duty to Cooperate)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 3 (March 4, 2014)
  49. United Services Automobile Ass’n v. Speed (Washington) (Liability Insurance/Accident)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 3 (March 4, 2014)
  50. Deeter v. Indiana Farmers Mut. Ins. Co. (Indiana) (Property Insurance/Intentional Acts)  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 1 (February 3, 2014)
  51. Corn v. Farmers Ins. Co. (Arkansas) (UIM/Trigger of Coverage).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 36, No. 1 (February 3, 2014)
  52. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. v. Brechbill (Alabama) (Bad Faith).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 35, No. 18 (October 18, 2013)
  53. Bardsley v. Government Employees Ins. Co. (South Carolina) (Policy Interpretation/Other Insurance).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 35, No. 18 (October 18, 2013)
  54. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co. v. Schwan (Montana) (Duty to Defend).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 35, No. 17 (October 1, 2013)
  55. Caron v. Horace Mann Ins. Co. (Massachusetts) (Policy Interpretation/Reformation).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 35, No. 17 (October 1, 2013)
  56. Tweton v. Country Preferred Ins. Co. (North Dakota) (UIM/Stacking).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 35, No. 14 (August 20, 2013)
  57. American States Ins. Co. v. LaFlam (Rhode Island) (UM/UIM/Contractual Time Limits).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 35, No. 14 (August 20, 2013)
  58. De Smet Farm Mutual Ins. Co. of South Dakota v. Busskohl (South Dakota) (Rescission).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 35, No. 14 (August 20, 2013)
  59. Starr Indemnity & Liability Co. v. SGS Petroleum Service Corp. (Texas) (Excess Insurance/Notice-Prejudice).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 35, No. 14 (August 20, 2013)
  60. Colony Ins. Co. v. Human Ensemble, LLC (Utah) (Bad Faith/Duty to Advise).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 35, No. 9 (June 5, 2013)
  61. O&G Industries, Inc. v. Aon Risk Services Northeast, Inc. (Connecticut) (Agents & Brokers).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 35, No. 4 (March 18, 2013)
  62. Fedderson v. Columbia Ins. Group (South Dakota) (Property Insurance/Innocent Co-Insureds).  Ins. Lit Rptr., Vol. 35, No. 1 (February 4, 2013)
  63. Pistalo v. Progressive Casualty Ins. Co. (Indiana) (Bad Faith/Duty to Settle).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 35, No. 1 (February 4, 2013)
  64. American Building Supply Corp. v. Petrocelli Group, Inc. (New York) (Agents & Brokers).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 21 (December 23, 2012)
  65. Prest v. Louisiana Citizens Property Ins. Corp. (Louisiana) (Agents & Brokers).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 21 (December 23, 2012)
  66. Jones v. Farmers Ins. Exchange (Utah) (Bad Faith).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 18 (October 26, 2012)
  67. Bannister v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co., (10th Cir. [Oklahoma]) (Bad Faith/Failure to Investigate/Causation).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 18 (October 26, 2012)
  68. Stancil v. ACE USA (New Jersey) (Bad Faith/Workers’ Compensation).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 18 (October 26, 2012)
  69. Continental Cas. Co. v. North American Capacity Ins. Co. (5th Cir. 2012 [Texas]) (Contribution/Defense Costs).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 13 (August 13, 2012)
  70. Pedicini v. Life Ins. Co. of Alabama (6th Cir. 2012 [Kentucky]) (Bad Faith/Narrow Policy Interpretation).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 13 (August 13, 2012)
  71. Hoover v. Maxum Indemnity Co., (Georgia) (Estoppel/Duty to Defend).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 13 (August 13, 2012)
  72. In re XL Specialty Ins. Co. (Texas) (Bad Faith/Discovery).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 12 (July 30, 2012)
  73. Goheagan v. American Vehicle Ins. Co. (Florida) (Bad Faith/Duty to Settle).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 10 (July 9, 2012)
  74. Yan Fang Du v. Allstate Ins. Co. (California) (Bad Faith/Duty to Settle).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 10 (July 9, 2012)
  75. Amerex Group, Inc. v. Lexington Ins. Co. (New York) (Appraisal).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 10 (July 9, 2012)
  76. Quade v. Secura Insurance (Minnesota) (Appraisal).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 10 (July 9, 2012)
  77. Illinois Union Ins. Co. v. NRI Construction, Inc. (Georgia) (Liability Insurance/ Reimbursement).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 8 (June 11, 2012)
  78. Vision One LLC v. Philadelphia Indem. Ins. Co. (Washington) (Property Insurance/Ensuing Loss).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 8 (June 11, 2012)
  79. Sprague v. Safeco Ins. Co. of America (Washington) (Property Insurance/Ensuing Loss).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 8 (June 11, 2012)
  80. Ennen v. Integon Indemnity Corp., GMAC, (Alaska) (Bad Faith/Standing).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 6 (April 16, 2012)
  81. Universal Underwriters Inc. Co. v. LKQ Smart Parts, Inc., (Illinois) (Liability Insurance/Spoliation of Evidence).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 2 (February 17, 2012)
  82. Rogue v. Allstate Ins. Co., (Colorado) (Automobile Insurance/Road Rage).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 2 (February 17, 2012)
  83. Employers Mutual Cas. Co. v. Holman Building Co., LLC, (Alabama) (Procedure/Intervention).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 34, No. 1 (February 3, 2012)
  84. Emerson Electric Co. v. Marsh & McLennan Companies, (Missouri) (Agents & Brokers/Fiduciary Duty).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 33, No. 18 (November 4, 2011)
  85. Remodeling Dimensions, Inc. v. Integrity Mutual Ins. Co., (Minnesota) (Insurance Defense Counsel).  Ins.  Lit. Rptr., Vol. 33, No. 14 (September 9, 2011)
  86. Weingarten Realty Management Co. v. Liberty Mutual Fire Ins. Co., (Texas) (Duty to Defend).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 33, No. 12 (August 12, 2011)
  87. Stuart v. Pittman (Oregon) (Agents and Brokers).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 33, No. 10 (July 8, 2011)
  88. Wood v. New Jersey Manufacturers Ins. Co., (New Jersey) (Bad Faith/Procedure).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 33, No. 10 (July 8, 2011)
  89. Lennar Corp. v. Transamerica Insurance Co. (Arizona) (Bad Faith/Defenses).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 33, No. 8 (May 23, 2011)
  90. Allstate Ins. Co. v. Herron (Alaska) (Bad Faith/Duty to Settle).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 33, No. 6 (April 22, 2011)
  91. Langwith v. American National General Ins. Co. (Iowa) (Agents and Brokers).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 33, No. 4 (March 25, 2011)
  92. Westport Ins. Corp. v. VN Hotel Group, LLC (Florida) (Liability Insurance/Legionnaires Disease).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 33, No. 4 (March 25, 2011)
  93. Ballesteros v. American Standard Ins. Co. of Washington (Arizona) (UIM/UIM).  Ins. Lit. Rptr., Vol. 33, No. 3 (March 7, 2011)

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