The Biggest Property And Casualty Insurance Rulings Of 2019
By Jeff Sistrunk (December 20, 2019, 1:19 PM EST) -- Insurance attorneys received guidance on a host of critical issues this year, including precedent from the Connecticut Supreme Court on asbestos injury coverage and a ruling from Georgia's high court that made it harder to sue insurers for bad faith.
Here, Law360 recaps four insurance rulings that caught lawyers' attention in 2019.
R.T. Vanderbilt v. Hartford
The Connecticut Supreme Court made waves in October when it upheld a state appellate panel's key findings in Vanderbilt Minerals LLC's battle with its excess insurers over coverage for scores of asbestos injury claims, establishing multiple state and national benchmarks in the process.
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