Tag Archives: Duty

IP Lawsuit Triggers Insurers’ Duty to Defend

A federal court in Pennsylvania has held that Liberty Mutual must defend its insured, Hershey Creamery Company, in an intellectual property infringement lawsuit because the suit raises claims that potentially implicate coverage under the policies’ personal and advertising injury coverages. The … Continue reading

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AmEx had no duty to update investors about contract negotiations

By Anne Sherry, J.D. The Second Circuit agreed with a district court that American Express did not violate the securities laws by making—or failing to update—certain statements about its relationship with Costco. After AmEx ended its co-branding agreement with Costco … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Judges Be Subject To The Duty of Technology Competence?

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you have probably noticed that I have closely followed the evolution of the duty of technology competence for lawyers, frequently writing about it and even devoting a page to tracking states’ … Continue reading

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Legal Theory Bookworm: "A Duty to Resist" by Delmas

The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends A Duty to Resist: When Disobedience Should Be Uncivil by Candice Delmas.  Here is a description: What are our responsibilities in the face of injustice? How far should we go to fight it? Many would … Continue reading

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Insurance Coverage: Thinking about the Duty to Cooperate

As I noted in one of the posts in my Nuts and Bolts series about the basics of D&O insurance, the typical D&O insurance policy includes not only obligations for the insurer, but also obligations on the part policyholder as … Continue reading

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