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New York Court: Flood Sub-Limit in Policy Applies to Delay Loss

The New York Supreme Court’s Appellate Division affirmed that a $5 million flood sub-limit in a builders risk policy that Zurich American Insurance issued to a New York property developer applies to the delay-in-completion losses by the flood peril after …

Amtrak Settles With Primary Insurers in Sandy Lawsuit

Amtrak recently reached a settlement with its primary insurers in a lawsuit in which the railroad operator sought to recoup additional proceeds for Superstorm Sandy losses from its insurers, according to court documents. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed …

N.Y. Court: Insurer’s $5M Flood Sub-Limit Applies to Delay-in-Completion Loss

The New York Supreme Court’s Appellate Division affirmed that a $5 million flood sub-limit in a builders risk policy that Zurich American Insurance issued to a New York property developer applies to the delay-in-completion losses by the flood peril after …

Mass. Court Orders Hearing on Breathalyzer’s Reliability

Massachusetts’ highest court in June ordered a hearing on the reliability of breathalyzer device Alcotest 7110 MK III-C. The ruling involves a drunk driving case where the defendant – along with 61 other defendants in similar cases – challenged the …

Rideshare Firm Lyft to Pay $300K in Settlement With New York

New York officials announced Thursday that rideshare firm Lyft has agreed to pay $300,000 in penalties as part of a settlement with state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and the New York State Department of Financial Services. The $300,000 penalties represent …

Mass. High Court Orders Hearing on Alcotest Breathalyzer’s Reliability

Massachusetts’ highest court has ordered a hearing on the reliability of breathalyzer device Alcotest 7110 MK III-C in a drunk driving case where the defendant — along with 61 other defendants in similar cases — challenged the accuracy of test …

Court Revives Suit in N.H. School’s Missing Policy Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has revived a New Hampshire school’s lawsuit seeking to prove that it is still covered by an insurance policy from almost 50 years ago even though there are no longer any …

U.S. Appeals Court Revives Suit in N.H. School’s Missing Policy Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has revived a New Hampshire private school’s lawsuit seeking to prove that it is still covered by an insurance policy from almost 50 years ago even though there are no longer …

Connecticut Upholds Coverage Denial in IBM Data Loss Case

The Connecticut Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s ruling on May 18 that Federal Insurance Company and Scottsdale Insurance Company are not required to defend or indemnify the insureds for the loss of computer tapes that exposed personal information of …

FEMA: Nearly 1,000 Sandy Claimants Signed Up for Claims Review So Far

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) last week sent out its first round of letters to the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders who filed Superstorm Sandy-related claims, offering them a chance to have their claims reviewed — and FEMA …