Monthly Archives: June 2012

C.A. Says Conviction for Careless Driving Doesn’t Allow Auto Insurer to Deny Coverage On the Basis of Intentional Act

In Savage v. Belecque, released last week, the Court of Appeal considered whether Allstate Insurance had been justified in denying coverage to a young driver and to his mother, the owner of the car, on the basis that the act … Continue reading

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Costs Decision Might Dictate New Approach to Rule 49 Offers

In what could turn out to be a very significant decision, Madam Justice Giovanna Toscano Roccamo has awarded the costs of a nine-week trial to the plaintiffs in a personal injury action, even though the jury’s award was less than … Continue reading

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