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Summary Judgment: No prejudice standard applies when insured timely reports a claim but gives late notice of subsequent suit
If an insured gives its commercial general liability insurer timely notice of an occurrence, but late notice of the subsequent tort suit against the insured, should the insurer be entitled to deny defense and indemnity without having to show it was prejudiced by the...
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PRODUCTS LIABILITY - - ALTERNATIVE LIABILITY
Defendants Coast Distribution and Land 'N' Sea Midwest, Inc., distributors of a Wego Kite Tube which injured plaintiff, are not entitled to summary judgment even though it "was impossible to identify which one of them distributed to Cargo [the seller], the Wego Kite Tube plaintiff purchased:...
Defense Verdict: Beata M. Newman Scarpulla as Administrator of the Estate of Don. A. Scarpulla v. Roland D. Williams
Beata M. Newman Scarpulla as Administrator of the Estate of Don. A. Scarpulla v. Roland D. Williams
Facts & Allegations:
On January 18, 2012, plaintiff's decedent 79-year old Don Scarpulla, a design consultant, was struck by a vehicle in front of his home...