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McDonough Presents on Bad Faith Litigation

On November 30, 2011, Brian McDonough presented at the American Conference Institute’s 22nd National Advanced Forum on Bad Faith Litigation in Orlando, Florida. Mr. McDonough spoke on the subject of “Proven Strategies for Bad Faith Claims where Multiple Layers of Insurance Are Involved.”

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Third Circuit Affirms Judgment for Client

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the judgment of a Virgin Islands district court judge for the firm’s client, Lexington Insurance Company. The Third Circuit agreed that Lexington did not breach its contract with an insured by filing an interpleader action rather than paying the policy limits to the insured over another insured’s… Continue Reading →

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Firm Client Prevails in Motion to Compel Arbitration

A federal district court judge from the Central District of California recently granted a motion to compel arbitration filed by the firm’s client, First Mercury Insurance Co., in Rodriquez v. Southern California Pizza Corp. Mark Cohen represented the insurer, along with local California counsel.

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Defense Verdict for Client in Arbitration

Mark Cohen secured a defense verdict in an insurance coverage arbitration arising from the collapse of a Vertical Belt System at a coal mine in Illinois. The panel found that the products exclusion in the Architects and Engineers Professional Liability policy precluded coverage. The insured had sought more than $1 million in damages.

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