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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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Fifth Circuit Finds Arbitration Clause in Employee Handbook Was “Illusory”

Though federal policy strongly favors arbitration, there are limits. (See our other arbitration posts here.) Last month, in Carey v. 24 Hour Fitness USA Inc., the Fifth Circuit held that an employer’s arbitration clause was invalid because it was illusory. … Continue reading

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