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Chan Healthcare Group, PS v. Liberty Mut. Fire Ins. Co.

(United States Ninth Circuit) – In a consolidated appeal presenting an issue of first impression in the circuit, namely the scope of appellate jurisdiction to review a district court’s remand order in a class action case founded on federal question jurisdiction, the district court’s judgment…

Nickerson v. Stonebridge Life Ins. Co.

(California Court of Appeal) – In a suit brought by a disabled veteran alleging his life insurer breached the insurance contract by failing to pay him benefits for the full 109 days of his hospital stay and that the insurer breached the implied covenant of…

Attorneys Liability Protection Society, Inc. v. Ingaldson Fitzgerald, P.C.

(United States Ninth Circuit) – In an action brought by a malpractice insurance company to recover defense fees and costs that it incurred in underlying litigation, the District Court’s judgment is: 1) reversed as to the summary judgment order denying recovery of fees; and 2)…

Selective Ins. Co. of Am. v. County of Rensselaer

(Court of Appeals of New York) – In an insurance action, in which defendant refused to pay plaintiff more than a single deductable payment following the defense of a class action and resulting settlement involving the county, the trial court’s grant of summary judgment to…

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