A California appeals court has revived a proposed class action alleging Meta Platforms Inc. allowed Facebook advertisers to illegally discriminate against women and older users by restricting access to life and auto insurance ads, finding that the allegations are sufficient and the Communications Decency Act doesn't shield Meta from liability.
As federal lawmakers lurch toward next week's government funding deadline, insurance experts say a long shutdown could throw the U.S. housing market into disarray, and critically restrict the National Flood Insurance Program's ability to provide new coverage.
A Tokio Marine unit must cover the at least $2.8 million worth of losses incurred after a severe thunderstorm cut short a woman's three-day 80th birthday event at the musician Sting's private residence in Italy, her investment company told a Pennsylvania federal court Friday.
A California federal judge again threw out a rental property owner's bid for lost income from the COVID-19 pandemic, finding the company's amended complaint contained deficiencies preventing it from properly e... (more story)
An Illinois state appellate panel ruled Friday that Chicago-based sports data provider Stats LLC was correctly denied coverage from Continental Insurance Co. and National Fire Insurance Co. of Hartford for los... (more story)
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Thursday launching an initiative to help stabilize and expand the state's property insurance market as providers have pulled back due to climate-related disasters.
A California state appellate panel tossed a sports and entertainment management company's bid to revive its COVID-19 coverage suit against its insurers, rejecting the company's argument that its policy covers ... (more story)
An insurer reached a settlement in its negligence lawsuit against a plumbing contractor, resolving its bid to recover more than $700,000 paid to an insured over a water leak following the contractor's work.
Owners and operators of Texas health care facilities damaged by Hurricane Harvey claim Affiliated FM Insurance Co. owes them more than $70 million after dragging its feet on the work that needed to be done and... (more story)
It wasn't the first time Travelers asked an unauthorized swag vendor using its famous logo not to stand under its red umbrella, but the legal storm passed, the insurer told a Connecticut federal court, announc... (more story)
The insurer for a Chinese appliance manufacturer must defend and indemnify Sunbeam Products against claims stemming from injuries that legal actions say were caused by the manufacturer's electric pressure cook... (more story)
A construction company's insurer urged a Montana federal court to find that it doesn't have to indemnify the company for a $3.7 million judgment awarded to homeowners for flawed pool construction, arguing that... (more story)
An insurer for The Kroger Co. urged a Georgia state court to reject another Kroger insurer's bid to recoup $22.5 million it paid toward a $50 million settlement over a shooting in 2015, following a jury's $61.... (more story)
A carpenter's insurer must defend and indemnify a New York office tower owner, a general contractor and tower tenant Skadden in an underlying suit brought by a worker who was injured during a construction proj... (more story)
Insurers for a pair of apartment management companies have no duty to cover a $54 million arbitration award over underlying claims of poor living conditions at a federally subsidized Georgia apartment complex,... (more story)
An AmTrust unit has no obligations to pay for any defense or potential settlement in an underlying wrongful death and negligence suit over a shooting at a Houston apartment complex, a Texas federal judge ruled.
An insurer for the city of Sacramento is seeking to limit the amount of coverage available to the city for settlements in three underlying lawsuits alleging that it failed to properly supervise an employee acc... (more story)
A Munich Re unit cannot undo a boat owner's partial win in a coverage fight over a damaged catamaran, the boat owner told the First Circuit, saying the trial court was correct in finding that the policy's warr... (more story)
A New York federal judge is allowing Ambac to press forward with litigation over losses incurred when several residential mortgage-backed securities trusts faltered during the financial crisis, in a ruling thi... (more story)
A Delaware judge said a long-term care insurance provider that expected to spend at least $335 million on underlying litigation and settlement costs wasn't barred from coverage by its professional liability ca... (more story)
Marsh McLennan urged the Second Circuit to review its decision to revive a former employee's lawsuit seeking relief for what she called the professional services firm's failure to protect her personal informat... (more story)
Travelers prevailed in a coverage dispute over a distribution company's losses arising from what the company alleged were stolen and fraudulently signed stimulus checks cashed at the company's locations, with ... (more story)
A Hartford unit asked a Utah federal court Thursday to find it doesn't owe coverage to a communications company for recent inquiries from the Federal Communications Commission, alleging the company failed to d... (more story)
A Berkshire Hathaway unit asked an Arizona federal court to ignore an insurance broker's opposition to its bid for an early win in a coverage dispute over a pesticide mishap, arguing that the broker does not h... (more story)
USI Insurance Services LLC and a subsidiary are suing an ex-employee and a former insurance-carrier partner after the underwriter allegedly jumped ship to help the insurance carrier cut out its need for his fo... (more story)
In the wake of an indictment alleging that Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey and his wife have had a corrupt relationship with three New Jersey businessmen, Gov. Phil Murphy and other prominent Democrats called ... (more story)
Nonlawyer, private-equity ownership of law firms can benefit shareholders and others vulnerable to governance issues such as disparate interests, and can in turn help resolve agency problems, says Michael Di G... (more story)