Insuralex´s exclusive member in California writes about the notice-prejudice rule. August, 2019 By Andrew B. Downs When it comes to insurance coverage, one cue to the court’s feelings about an issue is whether it views that issue as a “technicality.” When that happens, good things rarely result. Another cue is when the case turns on an
In a case that ought to remind us that there are few limits to the creativity of the policyholder bar, and that if a course of action seems too cute, it probably is, the California District Court of Appeal used the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act to invalidate a policyholder’s release of extracontractual claims. Potter v.
Nederlandse Industrie Van Eiprodukten v RembrandtEnterprises Inc  EXCA Civ 596 Court of Appeal restates the law of fraudulent misrepresentation and the principle of transferred loss This appeal raised two important issues in relation to fraudulent misrepresentation and the scope of the principle of ‘transferred loss’. Background The case arose out of the avian flu
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Barze Taylor Noles Lowther LLC (BTNL), a top-ranked law firm and a provider of legal services in the area of insurance law and related litigation, announced that it has become the exclusive member firm in Alabama for the Insuralex Global Insurance Lawyers Group, the world’s leading insurance and reinsurance law firm network. As part of
A firm with over 130 years in the field is going to create some high expectations. In an interview with Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer, Manuel Carvallo of Estudio Carvallo Abogados in Chile discusses his firm’s 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” award for Insurance Law; his best advice for client service; the changes coming to Chilean consumer practice; and