Court OKs Jury Trials for Private Insurance Fraud Defendants Michael Booth, New Jersey Law Journal July 21, 2015 | 0 Comments SHARE PRINT REPRINTS Barry Albin Barry Albin Carmen Natale The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that defendants in civil actions brought under the state’s Insurance Fraud Prevention Act (IFPA) have the right to… Read More


In an issue of first impression, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania recently addressed whether an insured forfeits the right to insurance coverage when it settles a lawsuit without the insurer’s consent, in a case where the insurer has defended the suit subject to a reservation of rights. In Babcock & Wilcox v. American Nuclear Insurers,… Read More


Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company recently filed a declaratory judgment action in the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina to obtain a ruling that its commercial general liability policy does not cover the insured builder for faulty workmanship. In Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company v. Hyde, Nationwide requests a declaratory judgment that… Read More


A New York court found that Allstate Life Insurance Company was required to pay the proceeds of a life insurance policy because it had failed to properly notify the insured of the termination of the policy. In Rivera v. Allstate Life Insurance Company of New York, the Suffolk County trial court entered summary judgment in… Read More