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Posted on: Jul 22, 2021

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Posted on: Jul 14, 2021

On July 2, 2021, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its opinion in Oral Surgeons, P.C. v. Cincinnati Ins. Co., becoming the first federal appellate court to rule on a COVID-19 case regarding a claim for business interruption coverage. The court affirmed the trial court’s dismissal of the insured’s claims for breach of contract and bad faith.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2021

G&G Oil Company of Indiana purchased a “Commercial Crime Coverage” policy from Continental Western Insurance Company. The policy included a “Computer Fraud” provision, which covered losses “resulting directly from the use of any computer to fraudulently cause a transfer of money.”

Posted on: Jul 12, 2021

While policyholders and insurance companies continue to litigate the question of whether policies in effect during the pandemic provided business interruption coverage for business closures and income losses caused by COVID-19 and the resulting shutdowns, New Jersey is in the process of passing a law that would encourage insurers to issue endorsements that would expressly provide such coverage in the future.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2021

A New Hampshire court granted partial summary judgment to plaintiffs, owners of 23 hotels in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and New Jersey, holding that business interruption losses are covered under policies requiring “direct physical loss or damage.”

Posted on: Jul 11, 2021

A Georgia jury returned a $17.5 million punitive damages award against pharmaceutical manufacturer Akorn Inc. regarding “grandfathered” drug methylene blue (not regulated by the FDA) that was known to interact poorly with serotonergic psychiatric medications. Akorn declined to add a warning label to the medication. This caused a patient to be placed into a medically induced coma for 18 days and caused permanent impairment after a severe interaction with another drug, which interaction was unknown to the treating surgeon.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2021

Meet members of the Insurance Coverage Section with the Take Ten Q&A Series!

Posted on: Jul 11, 2021

Apparently, Crocs are suddenly cool again, but be sure not to wear them on a shrimp boat. The captain of a Louisiana trawling vessel saw his suit for damages after slipping and falling on the deck of the Dusty Dawn dismissed because he was wearing Crocs at the time of his injury. The court held the plaintiff was 100 percent at fault for his own injury because slip-resistant shoes were required on the ship’s deck, and his Crocs were not slip-resistant.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2021

Service on the Indianapolis Bar Association Board of Directors is an invaluable opportunity to play a role in the future of the legal community.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2021

Meet members of the Insurance Coverage Section with the Take Ten Q&A Series!


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