Adam Fleischer Examines Reconsidered Insurance Ruling Clarifying Excess Coverage for Opioid Suits

May 2021 | Category: Articles and Presentations, News

In a recent Law360 piece, Adam analyzes the reconsidered ruling in Giant Eagle v. American Guarantee, et al., which provides assurance to excess carriers that opioid defendants facing millions of dollars in defense costs cannot use those costs as a means to leapfrog their primary coverage and proceed up their insurance towers to reach excess layers.

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Illinois Supreme Court Ruling on BIPA Still Leaves Open Future Coverage Questions

May 2021 | Category: News

BatesCarey's Joanna Gau Swartout discussed the Illinois Supreme Court's recent decision that an insurer owes a duty to defend a policyholder in a putative class action complaint alleging violations of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act related to the collection of customers’ fingerprints at a L.A. Tan franchise in West Bend Mut. Ins. Co. v. Krishna Schaumburg Tan, Inc., 2021 IL 125978.

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