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Chaffetz Lindsey reports on New York appellate court decisions concerning complex commercial insurance and reinsurance disputes. Coverage begins January 1, 2023.

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Harleysville Ins. Co. v. United Fire Protection, Inc.05/14/2024First DepartmentAdditional Insured
Wesco Ins. Co. v. SR Delco C.S.M. Inc.04/30/2024First DepartmentScope of Coverage
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Century Indem. Co. v. The Archdiocese of New York04/23/2024First DepartmentExpected or Intended
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Century 21 Dep’t Stores, LLC v. Starr Surplus Lines Ins. Co.04/18/2024First DepartmentCOVID19Physical LossPolicy Interpretation
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N.Y. City Hous. Auth. v. Harleysville Worcester Ins. Co.04/10/2024Second DepartmentAdditional Insured
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ZZZ Carpentry, Inc. v. Mt. Hawley Ins. Co.03/26/2024First DepartmentPolicy ExclusionPolicy Interpretation
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Wesco Ins. Co. v. Mt. Hawley Ins. Co.03/26/2024First DepartmentPlain MeaningPolicy Exclusion
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Pergament v. Government Empls. Ins. Co.03/20/2024Second DepartmentBad Faith Failure to Settle
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Xerox Corp. v. Travelers Cas. & Sur. Co. of Am.03/19/2024First DepartmentPolicy Exclusion
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Hudson Excess Ins. Co. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London03/19/2024First DepartmentAdditional Insured
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Daileader v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyds London Syndicate 186103/18/2024Second CircuitPolicy ExclusionPreliminary Injunction
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Meissner v. Ridge Construction Corp.03/15/2024Fourth Department"All Sums"Covered OccurrenceInjury-in-FactLate Notice
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Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. v. American Guarantee and Liability Ins. Co.03/15/2024Fourth DepartmentCommercial Property InsuranceCOVID19Physical Loss
823 Second Ave., LLC v. Utica First Ins. Co.03/12/2024First DepartmentAdditional InsuredDisclaimerPolicy Exclusion
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Wesco Ins. Co. v. Nunez Dental Servs., P.C.03/05/2024First DepartmentDuty to DefendExtrinsic EvidencePolicy Exclusion
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Consolidated Rest. Ops., Inc. v. Westport Ins. Corp.02/15/2024New York Court of AppealsCommercial Property InsuranceCOVID19Physical LossPolicy Interpretation
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Bay Plaza Mall, LLC, et al. v. Argonaut Ins. Co.02/13/2024First DepartmentAmbiguityDisclaimerPolicy Exclusion
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Alexi Home Design, Inc. v. Union Mut. Fire Ins. Co.,01/11/2024First DepartmentMaterial Misrepresentation
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Titan Industrial Services Corp. v. Navigators Insurance Co.01/04/2024First DepartmentDuty to DefendPolicy Exclusion
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Ezrasons, Inc. v. Travelers Indem. Co.12/26/2023Second CircuitAmbiguityExtrinsic EvidencePolicy Interpretation
Am. Empire Surplus Lines Ins. Co. v. Com. & Indus. Ins. Co.11/30/2023First DepartmentNotice
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Crescent Land Dev. Assoc. LLC v. Ill. Union Ins. Co.11/16/2023First DepartmentCOVID19Indoor Environmental ConditionPollution Condition
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Allied World Ins. Co. v. Nat’l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA11/16/2023First DepartmentNamed InsuredSubsidiary
Lee v. Union Mut. Fire Ins. Co.10/25/2023Second CircuitAmbiguity on ApplicationBreach of ContractCommercial Property InsuranceMaterial Misrepresentation
Mario Badescu Skin Care, Inc., v. Sentinel Ins. Co.10/10/2023Second CircuitCOVID19
Stetson Real Estate, LLC v. Sentinel Ins. Co.10/10/2023Second CircuitCOVID19
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LePatner & Assocs., LLP v. RSUI Group, Inc.10/10/2023Second CircuitDuty to DefendProfessional Liability
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Travelers Pers. Ins. Co. v. Dratch09/27/2023Second DepartmentNotice
Travelers Indem. Co. v. Fishbach, L.L.C.09/26/2023First DepartmentPro Rata
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Rafailova v. Leading Ins. Grp. Ins. Co.08/30/2023Second DepartmentRelease
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Utica Mut. Ins. Co. v. Am. Re-Insurance Co.07/28/2023Fourth DepartmentCollateral EstoppelVoluntary Payments
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Hanover Ins. Co. v. Catlin Specialty Ins. Co.07/26/2023Second DepartmentAdditional Insured
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Grenadier Realty Corp. v. RLI Ins. Co.07/26/2023Second DepartmentConstruction and Development Exclusion
Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s London v. Covert Holdings07/26/2023Second DepartmentEstoppel
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Peet’s Coffee & Tea HoldCo, Inc. v. N. Am. Elite Ins. Co.07/05/2023Second DepartmentVenue
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Swan USA, Inc. v. Wesco Ins. Co.06/28/2023Second DepartmentDuty to Defend
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RCM Techs. Inc. v. Maric Mech.06/13/2023First DepartmentJoint Defense
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Greengate Fresh LLP v. Houston Cas. Co.05/30/2023First DepartmentE Coli CoverageGovernment Determination Endorsement
Scottsdale Ins. Co. v. Casino Dev. Grp.05/30/2023First DepartmentDisclaimerRecission
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Ins. Co. of the State of Pa. v. Equitas Ins. Ltd.05/22/2023Second CircuitReinsurance
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Sabharwal v. Hyundai Marine & Fire Ins. Co.05/17/2023Second DepartmentInsurable InterestRecission
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Union Mut. Fire Ins. Co. v. CMN Props.05/17/2023Second DepartmentMaterial Misrepresentation
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Wesco Ins. Co. v. Fulmont Mut. Ins. Co.05/11/2023First DepartmentAdditional InsuredDisclaimer
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Catlin Ins. Co. v. Falco Const. Corp.05/10/2023Second DepartmentAnti-Subrogation
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Amerisure Ins. Co. v. Selective Ins. Grp., Inc.05/09/2023Second CircuitAdditional InsuredPriority
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Nat’l Interstate Ins. Co. v. Interstate Indem. Co.04/27/2023First DepartmentAdditional InsuredNotice
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Vigilant Ins. Co. v. MF Glob. Fin. USA Inc.04/25/2023First DepartmentLimits
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147 First Realty LLC v. Aspen American Insurance Co.04/20/2023Second CircuitCOVID19
Travelers Cas. & Sur. Co. v. Vale Canada Ltd.04/18/2023First DepartmentFNC
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Skanska USA Bldg. Inc. v. Harleysville Ins. Co. of New York04/11/2023First DepartmentWrap Up Exclusion
Meadowbrook Point Dev. Corp. v. F&G Concrete & Brick Indus., Inc.03/29/2023Second DepartmentAdditional Insured
Bahnuk v. Countryway Ins. Co.03/23/2023Third DepartmentDisclaimer
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Am. Empire Surplus Lines Ins. Co. v. ZNKO Constr., Inc.03/22/2023Second DepartmentMisrepresentationsRecission
Covington Specialty Insurance Co. v. Indian Lookout Country Club, Inc.03/22/2023Second CircuitPlain Meaning
Florence Capital Advisors, LLC v. Thompson Flanagan & Co.03/16/2023First DepartmentBad Faith
ZL v. Zurich Am. Ins. Co.03/15/2023Second DepartmentNotice
Napoli v. Nat’l Sur. Corp.03/02/2023Second CircuitArising Out OfDuty to Defend
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Menlo Energy Fla. LLC v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyds London02/14/2023First DepartmentNotice
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Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London v. Forty Seventh Fifth Co. LLC02/14/2023First DepartmentSubrogation Waiver
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Continental Cas. Co. v. KB Ins. Co.02/09/2023First DepartmentEquitable Contribution
Chelsea Props. Inc. v. Wesco Ins.01/19/2023First DepartmentPolicy Exclusion
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