When I was a kid in Maplewood, New Jersey, our next-door neighbor was a feisty Irish widow named Anne Byrne. (She was related to our former Governor, Brendan Byrne, but I forget how.) When I would do something stupid, which usually involved putting some kind of ball through one of her windows, she would grab
Coverage for class action settlements
By Gene Killian on
Here’s a fairly frequent scenario in the insurance world. The carrier takes a “no- pay” position on a liability claim. The policyholder settles the case and then seeks reimbursement from the carrier in a coverage suit. What exactly does the policyholder have to prove in order to get paid?
In Fireman’s Fund v. Security Ins.