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Tag Archives: Insurance Coverage

New York State Court of Appeals – Insurance Coverage: Strauss Painting, Inc. v. Mt. Hawley Insurance Company

New York State Court of Appeals – Insurance Coverage – Notice to Broker – Broker’s Relationship with Liability Carrier   Strauss Painting, Inc. v. Mt. Hawley Insurance Company No. 203 Per Curiam   Background: The plaintiff was contracted to perform work ...

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Court of Appeals — Insurance Coverage: Deborah Voss v. The Netherlands Insurance Company

New York State Court of Appeals Insurance Coverage Special Relationship — Assurances Deborah Voss v. The Netherlands Insurance Company No. 11 Judge Graffeo Background: At issue is whether a special relationship existed between the insured and their insurance broker. The action ...

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COA: Business owner says broker gave bad advice

An Onondaga County businesswoman who claims her insurance coverage was inadequate is seeking damages for lost business, saying she was ill-advised by her broker. She is seeking to have her dismissed suit re-instated. Deborah Voss, the Syracuse-area businesswoman, is represented ...

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Fourth Department — Insurance Coverage: Harleysville Insurance Company of NY v. Potamianos Properties, LLC

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Insurance Coverage Exclusions — Water Damage Harleysville Insurance Company of NY v. Potamianos Properties, LLC CA 12-01416 Appealed from Supreme Court, Onondaga County Background: The defendant appealed from a judgment that granted the plaintiff’s motion that ...

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Second Circuit — Insurance Coverage: Scottsdale Ins. Co. v. R.I. Pools Inc.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Insurance Coverage Faulty Workmanship Scottsdale Ins. Co. v. R.I. Pools Inc. 11-3529 Judges Leval, Pooler and Raggi Background: The defendants appealed from the grant of summary judgment in favor of the plaintiff ...

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Fourth Department — Insurance Coverage: Georgetown Capital Group Inc. v. Everest National Insurance Company, et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Insurance Coverage Duty to Defend — Policy Exclusions Georgetown Capital Group Inc. v. Everest National Insurance Company, et al. CA 12-01337 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: The plaintiffs commenced an action seeking a declaration ...

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WDNY — Insurance Coverage: Ambroselli v. C.S. Burral & Son Inc.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Insurance Coverage Broker Liability — Incorrect Insurance Estimate Ambroselli v. C.S. Burral & Son Inc. 11-cv-6267-cjs-mwp Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff brought an action alleging breach of contract and negligence when her bed and breakfast burned ...

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Fourth Department — Insurance Coverage: Donald Braasch Construction Inc. v. State Insurance Fund

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Insurance Coverage Failure to Notify — Reasonable Excuse Donald Braasch Construction Inc. v. State Insurance Fund CA 12-00454 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: The plaintiffs commenced an action seeking a declaration that the defendant ...

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Second Circuit – Insurance Coverage: Lyons v. Lancer Insurance Co.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Insurance Coverage Interstate Bus Travel Lyons v. Lancer Insurance Co. 10-4569-cv Judge Kearse, Raggi and Kahn   Background: The plaintiffs were awarded a judgment for an in state-court negligence action against a ...

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Second Circuit — Insurance Coverage: Amerex Group Inc. v. Lexington Ins. Co., et al.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Insurance Coverage Appraisal of Damages — Waiver Amerex Group Inc. v. Lexington Ins. Co., et al. 10-4163-cv(L) Judges Hall, Lynch and Chin   Background: The plaintiffs-appellants commenced an action against its insurers and ...

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Fourth Department — Insurance Coverage: Dzielski v. Essez Insurance Company, et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Insurance Coverage Exclusions — Ambiguity Dzielski v. Essez Insurance Company, et al. CA 11-00887 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: The plaintiff commenced the action seeking judgment declaring that the defendant was obligated to indemnify ...

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Insurance Coverage: One Beacon Insurance Company v. Freundschuh d/b/a Bobcat of Buffalo et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Insurance Coverage Notice of Occurrence One Beacon Insurance Company v. Freundschuh d/b/a Bobcat of Buffalo et al. 08-cv-823 Judge Curtin Background: The plaintiff insurance company sought a declaratory judgment to determine the rights and obligations of ...

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