The Case: Espedito Realty, LLC v. National Fire Insurance Company of Hartford, decided March 26, 2012
The Case: Suffolk Const. Co., Inc. v. Illinois Union Ins. Co., 80 Mass.App.Ct. 90 (2011).
The Case: Technical Papers Corporation v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, January 14, 2012 Why we featured this case: This recent decision of the Massachusetts Appeals Court is an excellent primer on independent agency risk management. What is surprising is that the lessons arise from an insured’s lawsuit against a direct writer, Liberty Mutual. What You […]
The Case: Sandman v. Quincy Mutual et al., 81 Mass. App. Ct. 188 (2012) decided January 25th, 2012 Quick Refresher: Subrogation is “…the substitution of one person in the place of another with reference to a lawful claim, demand or right.” What You Should Know About This Case: In March, 2004, during a heating oil […]
January 13, 2012 – The Supreme Judicial Court has affirmed the award of damages, prejudgment interest, punitive damages, attorney’s fees and costs totaling over $1.5m against a Massachusetts life insurance agent, Frederick V. McMenimen, III. The court also reversed the judgment dismissing the G.L. c. 93A claims against three subsidiaries of Nationwide Life Insurance Company […]