The State of Connecticut recently revised Section 2-16 of the Connecticut Superior Court Rules to require that an attorney not admitted in the State of Connecticut be admitted pro hac vice prior to appearing on behalf of a client before the Connecticut Insurance Department or any other state or municipal government agency.
Securities class action lawsuit filings in the first half of 2016 leapt to their highest level in years, according to a recent report from Cornerstone Research.
The New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, applying New York law, has held that a duty to defend was not precluded by the terms of an Insured v. Insured exclusion because the exclusion did not state whether an employee, like the plaintiff in the underlying action, constituted an “insured” for purposes of applying the exclusion.
Collins v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America is a case with an unfortunate result for plaintiff Daniel Collins who fractured his ankle when he fell in the employee parking lot.
Bootstrapping upon its decision in Marks v. Houston Casualty Co., 2016 WI 53, the Wisconsin Supreme Court in Water Well Solutions Service Group Inc. v. Consolidated Insurance Co., 2016 WI 54, affirmed summary judgment in favor of the insurer.