Top 10 Insurance Cases of 2020

Ten with dart in the middle of zero

As the courts nationwide struggled with the insurance coverage implications of COVID-19 related business loss, other significant coverage decisions were overshadowed.

January 11, 2021
Grace V. Hebbel, Andrew G. Heckler & Jeffrey J. Vita - Saxe Doernberger & Vita P.C.

COVID-19 business interruption coverage litigation may have stolen the show in 2020, but those cases should not eclipse other important insurance coverage cases decided throughout this past year. As the courts nationwide struggled with the insurance coverage implications of COVID-19 related business loss, other significant coverage decisions were overshadowed. Read on to learn about how computer glitches, biometric privacy, and a falling wheelbarrow have all played a role in\ shaping some of the most interesting and influential insurance coverage decisions of 2020, as well as get a sneak peek at the key coverage decisions looming in 2021. Enjoy!

1. Nash Street, LLC v. Main Street America Assurance Company,
No. 20389, 2020 WL 5415325 (Conn. 2020)

Do exclusions k(5) and k(6) absolve an insurer of its duty to defend its insured for allegations of faulty workmanship?

Reprinted courtesy of Grace V. Hebbel, Saxe Doernberger & Vita P.C., Andrew G. Heckler, Saxe Doernberger & Vita P.C. and Jeffrey J. Vita, Saxe Doernberger & Vita P.C.

Ms. Hebbel may be contacted at GHebbel@sdvlaw.com
Mr. Heckler may be contacted at AHeckler@sdvlaw.com
Mr. Vita may be contacted at JVita@sdvlaw.com



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