Tag Archives: Duty to Defend

Fourth Circuit: Insurer Has a Duty to Defend Because CGL Policies Might Cover Data Breach

Here’s an interesting development in two areas close to my professional heart: technology and insurance coverage. It’s been said with some frequency in recent years that traditional CGL policies do not cover losses arising from data breaches. Last week, however, the … Continue reading

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Jones Authors Part of DRI’s “Writing Reservation of Rights: A North American Compendium”

Bose Insurance Group partner Brian Jones authored the Indiana portion of the Defense Research Institute’s “Writing Reservation of Rights: A North American Compendium,” which addresses all of the essentials for constructing reservation of rights letters in all 50 states and … Continue reading

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Jones Presents at National Business Institute’s “Insurance Law 2013” Seminar

On February 28, 2013, Brian Jones–co-chair of the firm’s insurance group and the founder of this blog–presented at the National Business Institute’s “Insurance Law 2013” Seminar in Indianapolis, Indiana.  His topics were “Indiana Insurance Law 2012” and “Current Issues in … Continue reading

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Brian Jones to Speak at National Business Institute’s Insurance Law Seminar

Bose McKinney & Evans LLP partner Brian Jones will present at the National Business Institute’s “Insurance Law 2013” seminar on February 28, 2013 at the Hilton Indianapolis North in Indianapolis, Indiana. The seminar is aimed to help attorneys understand the latest … Continue reading

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Fifth Circuit: Merely Alleging “Property Damage” Doesn’t Trigger Duty To Defend

The Fifth Circuit, applying Texas law, recently considered whether certain alleged damages qualified as “property damage” for the purpose of a general liability policy. In PPI Technology Services, L.P. v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., Royal Production Company, Inc. retained the … Continue reading

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Courts Rebuff Policyholders Who Seek Defense of Antitrust Class Actions

Recently-filed lawsuits in California and Georgia follow a trend of CGL policyholders demanding defenses to antitrust conspiracy claims under the theory that the antitrust class actions seek damages for “personal and advertising injury.” The same playbook, however, has not succeeded … Continue reading

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