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The Implications of the Deepwater Horizon Decision

by Veronica Martinsen Bates In a case worth hundreds of millions of dollars, the Texas Supreme Court definitively ruled that coverage to an additional insured, when acquired by contract, is limited not only by the policy terms but also by the terms of the contract itself. In Re Deepwater Horizon, 2015 WL…

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When is a Breach Not a Breach?

by Tarron L. Gartner Greene v. Farmers Ins. Exch. and the SCOT’s Continuing Debate over the Material Breach Rule Co-author: Whitney Warren Last summer, the Texas Supreme Court’s decision in Greene v. Farmers Ins. Exchange, probably left most of us scratching our heads.  In Greene, the Court reached the surprising conclusion –…

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Casenote: Farmers Group Ins., Inc. v. Poteet

by Shannon Elizabeth Loyd Farmers Group Ins., Inc.  v. Poteet This is an appeal from a jury verdict in January 2011 ultimately arising from a claim in November 2002 for the discharge of black smoke and soot from an HVAC system. As discussed below, this was the second appeal for…

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Casenote: Central States v. Health Special Risk, Inc.

by Judith Ann Kostura Central States v Health Special Risk 5th Circuit, June 22, 2014 Central States, an ERISA plan, sued some non-ERISA plans alleging that the non-ERISA plans were primary, as defined by the Central States' ERISA plan's Coordination of Benefits language, even though the non-ERISA plans had no…

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