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    Yankee go home

Yankee go home

INSURANCE-RELATED COURT CASES Digested from case reports published online COURT DECISIONS Yankee go home Yankee Pride Transportation and Logistics, Inc., was a long-distance freight hauler owned by Larry Sidelinger. UIG was an independent insurance agency that acted as an intermediary between its clients and the insurance carriers it represented. Yankee Pride engaged UIG to handle its insurance needs starting in 2012. UIG employee Karie Michaud managed Yankee Pride’s account. The parties had

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    Unhappy claimant rejects settlement

Unhappy claimant rejects settlement

INSURANCE-RELATED COURT CASES Digested from case reports published online COURT DECISIONS Unhappy claimant rejects settlement Raed Hodroj was a passenger in a Jeep Cherokee when he was injured in a single-car accident. The driver was insured by CSAA Insurance Exchange. Hodroj retained an attorney, who wrote to CSAA offering that Hodroj would settle his claim for bodily injuries in exchange for the driver’s policy limits, so long as certain conditions were fulfilled.

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    Ransomware rampage

Ransomware rampage

INSURANCE-RELATED COURT CASES Digested from case reports published online COURT DECISIONS Ransomware Rampage G&G Oil purchased commercial insurance from Continental Western Insurance Company for the period of June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018. The policy contained commercial crime coverage that provided: … Computer Fraud We will pay for loss or damage to “money,” “securities” and “other property” resulting directly from the use of any computer to fraudulently cause a transfer of

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    Coverage denied for intentional acts

Coverage denied for intentional acts

INSURANCE-RELATED COURT CASES Digested from case reports published online COURT DECISIONS Coverage denied for intentional acts Katy Wessel and John Mehan held a homeowners policy issued by Farmers Insurance Exchange. They were sued by neighboring landowners Marc and Gloria Flora and the estate of John Michael Crites, who alleged that the insureds had harassed and threatened them over a dispute concerning the use of land they and the insureds owned. (Crites went

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    Cyclist or pedestrian?

Cyclist or pedestrian?

INSURANCE-RELATED COURT CASES Digested from case reports published online COURT DECISIONS Cyclist or pedestrian? Todd McLaughlin was riding his bicycle on a Seattle street when the door of a parked vehicle opened into him. McLaughlin fell, suffered injuries, and sought insurance coverage for various losses, including his medical expenses. McLaughlin’s personal auto policy with Travelers Commercial Insurance Company, which was purchased in California, covered those expenses if McLaughlin was a “pedestrian” at

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