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Moore v. Home Depot USA, Inc., No. CV 16-00810-BAJ-RLB, 2018 WL 4976811, at *1 (M.D. La. Oct. 15, 2018) A Louisiana federal court recently rejected an insurer’s attempt to escape providing defense and indemnity to an additional insured. In Moore v. Home Depot USA,...
Though the saying goes “better late than never,” the Court’s opinion in Episcopal Church in South Carolina v. Church Insurance Company of Vermont, 53 F.Supp.3d 816 (D.S.C. 2014) suggest that an insurer’s failure to timely acknowledge its defense obligations to its...
Boyle & Leonard has opened an additional location in Charleston, South Carolina, and October 1, 2018, celebrated our 1 year anniversary!
INSUREDS RE-JOYCE, MULTIPLIERS ARE ALIVE AND WELL: THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT REJECTS THE RARE AND EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES REQUIREMENT
In certain circumstances, Florida courts impose contingency fee multipliers to increase an attorneys’ fee award. This multiplier can increase the fees awarded from 1.5% to 2.5% and the case law dictates specific factors that must be considered before imposition of the...
Rule 9.310, Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure, controls how a party can stay execution on a final or non-final order pending appellate review, including a money judgment. FLA. R. APP. P. 9.310(a). Traditionally, a party could only stay execution on a money judgment...
CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT HOLDS THAT COMMERCIAL GENERAL LIABILITY POLICY COVERS EMPLOYER FOR NEGLIGENT HIRING, RETENTION, AND SUPERVISION OF EMPLOYEE WHO INTENTIONALLY INJURES THIRD PARTY
In Liberty Surplus Insurance Corporation vs. Ledesma & Meyer Construction Company, Inc. (L & M), the California Supreme Court found that the standard commercial general liability (“CGL”) policy provides coverage when a third-party sues an employer for...
Boyle & Leonard, P.A. is continuing to grow with the addition of our newest Associate, Katherine Sloan. Katie will join our Tampa branch.
South Carolina and Florida are not always aligned in their treatment of issues affecting insurers and policyholders, but the states are in agreement that an insurer’s duty to defend is several, personal and not subject to division by or contribution from other...
ATTORNEY MARK BOYLE TO SPEAK WILL BE A SPEAKER AT THE WEST COAST CASUALTY CONSTRUCTION DEFECT SEMINAR IN CALIFORNIA.
Attorney Mark Boyle will be speaking at the West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar which is held on May 16th, 17th & 18th, 2018, at The Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California.
We are pleased to announce that Amanda Anderson, of our Tampa location has become a partner with the firm. Ms. Anderson has been with the firm since 2011, and is licensed in both The State of Florida and the State of South Carolina. In 2014, Ms. Anderson opened our...
WHERE ONE ASKS FOR THEIR DECLARATIONS MATTERS: DECLARATORY JUDGMENT ACTIONS IN FLORIDA STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS
Insurance coverage disputes involving both the duty to defend and indemnity necessarily result in the filing of actions seeking declaratory judgments as to both. The jurisdiction where a party, whether it be the insured or insurer, files for relief...
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