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Insurance Cases To Watch In 2018

Law360, New York (January 1, 2018, 3:04 PM EST) -- Courts across the country are primed to grapple with critical insurance issues in 2018, including whether email-based theft schemes trigger computer fraud coverage and whether policyholders must foot the bill for pollution claims in years insurance was unavailable for those risks.

Here, Law360 breaks down significant cases insurance attorneys will be tracking in 2018.

Medidata Solutions v. Federal Insurance Co., American Tooling Center v. Travelers

Both the Second and Sixth circuits are set to determine whether computer fraud insurance policies cover policyholders' losses from so-called "social engineering" schemes, in which criminals use fraudulent emails, phone calls and other deceptive communications to...

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