• Choice of law and potential exposure analysis for long-tail pollution claims made against multiple triggered general liability policies.
  • Insurer’s ability to rescind D&O policy based upon material misrepresentations made in the insured’s application and effect of the policy’s profit/advantage and fraudulent acts exclusions.
  • Analysis of accidental death benefits available under life insurance policy, including whether decedent sustained “bodily injury caused by accident” which resulted “directly and independently of all other causes,” whether coverage was precluded by the “sickness, disease” exclusion, and whether notice of claim and proof of loss was timely under the policy.
  • Analysis of coverage and potential exposure under D&O policy including whether claims alleged a “wrongful act” and “damages” as defined by the policy, and whether the policy’s ERISA and personal profit or advantage exclusions precluded coverage.
  • Determination of whether injured claimant was an additional insured pursuant to general liability policy’s additional insured endorsement, and the potential application of the policy’s “Aircraft, Auto or Watercraft,” “Contractual Liability,” and “Employers’ Liability” exclusions.
  • Determination of whether injured claimant was an insured and injured in a covered auto pursuant to terms of truckers policy’s, and the potential application of the policy’s “Contractual Liability,” “Employee Indemnification and Employer’s Liability,” and “Completed Operations” exclusions.
  • Evaluation of legal defenses and settlement values for clergy sexual abuse claims.
  • Potential success of developing equitable remedies under certain state laws, including equitable subrogation, equitable indemnity, equitable contribution, and the anti-subrogation rule.