Maryland’s Court of Special Appeals handed down a new insurance case: Dolan v. Kemper Independence Insurance Company, No. 0084, September Term, 2017.

Dolan reaffirmed that policyholders must participate in Examinations Under Oath (“EUOs”) in UM / UIM...

Simmons v. Standard Fire Insurance (8:08-cv-01844-PJM, Doc 36, May 7, 2010) is another 27-1001 first party bad faith case out of the Federal District Court. It's unique in that the Court (dealing with a pro se defendant) explains exactly what kind of...

I ran across a more pro-insured take on Clueless Clauses on FarellaCoverageLaw.com's Policyholder Perspective Blog. That thinks that Clueless Clauses are bad. I disagree with it, but it's definitely worth the read.

 

Dennis Cusack (the author of the li...

Another unreported Federal decision on Maryland’s First Party Bad Faith regime, §27-1001. This one involves a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim, a clarification of a not-particularly-obscure point about §27-301 et seq. (the Unfair Claim...

Baltimore is not the first place afflicted by riots that caused coverage disputes. After the Martin Luther King riots in 1968, D.C. had a series of cases involving business interruption coverage and the government's curfew. (When I checked, I did not...

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Appraisal and Its Limits

April 25, 2018

Almost all property insurance policies contain “Appraisal” clauses. These clauses establish procedures for settling claims out of court. Here’s a samp...

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