Beware of written waivers!
insurance coverage law in massachusetts
After receiving the claimant and insurers’ briefs, the Appeals Court issued an unusual order and ordered supplemental briefing on two issues that neither insurer had raised or argued.
A family paid an uncovered $750,000 claim settlement to keep their son out of jail for an assault and battery charge occurring in Newport, Rhode Island.
In this First Circuit appeal, the Court outlined the fine line that distinguishes when an insurer may refuse to defend a complaint based on its allegations alone.
The First Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed $6.5 million of the $8.4 million unfair claim practice judgment that Capitol Specialty Insurance Corporation had appealed from the United States District Court sitting in Worcester, Massachusetts.