Author Archives: Curtis T. Jones

About Curtis T. Jones

Curtis Jones (CUJO) is a Partner in the Appellate, Litigation and Insurance Groups at Bose McKinney & Evans LLP (BME). ~Before joining BME, I served for two years as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Theodore (Ted) R. Boehm in the Supreme Court of Indiana. Since 2006, I have worked extensively on a number of complex business and commercial litigation matters and have handled numerous appeals in the Indiana Appellate Courts and Seventh Circuit. I have also assisted insurers, wholesalers, agents, brokers and insureds in the insurance industry analyze, litigate and/or resolve coverage issues.~ For more information about Curtis T. Jones: http://www.boselaw.com/people.cfm/staff/219

Equity Required Insurer to Pay Policy Proceeds

In Marling Family Trust v. Allstate Ins. Co., ___ N.E.2d ___ (Ind. Ct. App. 2012), Indiana’s Court of Appeals reversed a trial court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of an insurer.  In doing so, the Court of Appeals found that a mortgage … Continue reading

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Seventh Circuit Refuses to Expand CERCLA

Score one for the good guys — that is, if you occasionally root for insurance companies.  ESBC was running a business model predicated on charging insureds and insurers thousands of dollars for post-accident environmental cleanups, based on the contention that … Continue reading

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Predicting Indiana UM/UIM Decisions Is “A Team” Effort

OK, we’re dating ourselves with this one.  But if B.A. Baracus was a coverage attorney he would “pity the fool” who attempted to predict Indiana UM/UIM decisions.  In 2006, the Indiana Court of Appeals in Kinslow v. Geico Ins. Co. … Continue reading

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