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The Biggest Insurance Decisions Of 2019: Midyear Report

Law360 (June 18, 2019, 1:47 PM EDT) -- The Texas Supreme Court’s decision that common energy policy language doesn’t bar Anadarko Petroleum Corp.’s claim for $100 million in defense costs in Deepwater Horizon litigation and a Georgia high court ruling that raised the bar for insurer bad faith claims have been among the highlights of 2019 in insurance decisions.

Here, Law360 looks at five opinions that caught insurance lawyers’ attention in the first half of the year.

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. v. Houston Casualty Co.

The Texas Supreme Court gave energy companies relief when it ruled in January that Anadarko’s insurers cannot use common policy terms to escape covering over...

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