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9Oct, 2016

Railroad Coverage For More Flood Damage – Part two

By |October 9th, 2016|Categories: Flood, Midwest Insurance Law Guide, Property and casualty, Railroad endorsement|Tags: |0 Comments

Last time we visited on October 8, we were gripped by the fascinating 2nd Circuit holding in National Railroad Passenger Corp. (AMTRAK) v. Aspen Specialty Ins. Co., et al, No. 15-2358-cv, ___Fed. Appx.___ (2nd Circuit September 7, 2016).   Let's keep the story going.  What happened next? As we left our Amtrak heroes [...]

8Oct, 2016

Railroad Coverage For More Flood Damage

By |October 8th, 2016|Categories: Flood, Midwest Insurance Law Guide, Property and casualty, Railroad endorsement|Tags: |0 Comments

After Super Storm Sandy flooded Amtrak’s tunnels under the East River, the passenger railroad sought to obtain coverage under a number of all risk policies in effect at the time.  It wasn’t just the obvious water damage to Amtrak’s property.  Amtrak also suffered from chloride (salt) erosion of its cement [...]

15Aug, 2016

Nebraska “Big Fish” Ruling – Catch It Here

By |August 15th, 2016|Categories: Midwest Insurance Law Guide, Property and casualty|Tags: |0 Comments

NEBRASKA AFFIRMS RULE OF LAW:   A POLICYHOLDER'S DEFECTIVE WORK PRODUCT IS NOT A COVERED PROPERTY LOSS UNLESS ACTUAL DAMAGE OCCURS Okay. What in tarnation do you mean by that Anne Marie?  (For my Dear East & West Coast Readers, "Tar-Nation" is a distinctly Midwestern place where idiots not only live, but [...]

28Jul, 2016

Railroad Insurance – Derailment Covered!

By |July 28th, 2016|Categories: Additional insured coverage, Midwest Insurance Law Guide, Property and casualty, Railroad indemnity|Tags: |0 Comments

Like Peanut butter and Chocolate! Like Strawberries & Cream! Like Rum and Cokes at midnight on a hot summer night in the late 70's when cute boys with collar length hair who smelled faintly of Brut were driving muscle cars with one hand, taking a long drag on a Salem with the other, and searching for [...]

25Mar, 2016

Primary v. Excess Carrier – Duty to Notify

By |March 25th, 2016|Categories: Claim Notice, Excess and umbrella policies, Midwest Insurance Law Guide|Tags: |0 Comments

The question for today, Dear Readers, is whether a primary carrier has a duty to notify an excess carrier of a loss that could potentially be covered by the excess carrier's policy.   Of course you know, from our multiple and engaging discussions before, that the terms of the policy are what control [...]

12Jan, 2016

It’s Another Whopper! Check Out This “Big Fish” Ruling From Wisconsin On Additional Insured Coverage

By |January 12th, 2016|Categories: Additional insured coverage, Midwest Insurance Law Guide|Tags: |0 Comments

Add this case to your Big Fish Basket!    A Wisconsin federal court recently ruled in Fleet & Farm of Green Bay, Inc. v. United Fire & Cas. Co., No. 13-C-1013, 2015 WL 2453110, at *3-5 (E.D. Wis. May 22, 2015) that an additional insured does have coverage for a loss that [...]

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The Midwest Insurance Law Guide provides legal insight into complex insurance issues – in an inviting and uncomplicated manner. Our goal is to help insurance executives, claims professionals, and attorneys understand how the law interprets policy language.

Mike Storey and Anne Marie O’Brien

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