Month: September 2016

Two Wrongs Don’t Make It Right

In an interesting case, the New York Appellate Court found that an insured could not sue the insurance broker for delaying in presenting a claim to the insurance company when the insured also delayed submission of the claim to the agent. In Rockland Exposition, Inc....

The Fourth Circuit Court Of Appeals Finds That Late Notice Must Deprive The Insurance Company Of Its Ability To Exercise Its Meaningful Contractual Rights In Order To Establish Prejudice

The United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, interpreting Maryland law, recently clarified the meaning and scope of "prejudice" under Maryland law. St. Paul Mercury Ins. Co. v. American Bank Holdings, Inc., 819 F.3d 728 (4th Cir. 2016). In this case, the...