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Posted: March 15, 2018

Choice of Law in Insurance Coverage Action Determined by “Principal Location of the Insured Risk”

Determining which state’s law applies is an important issue in any insurance coverage dispute.  Indeed, the outcome may depend on it, as different states have different rules on the interpretation and enforcement of policy provisions, what the claims the insured can bring, and a host of other issues.  Frequently, however, insurance policies do not have… Read more »

Posted: March 15, 2018

Defendant Liable for Converting Money Belonging to Plaintiffs Even Though the Possession Was Only Temporary

On March 6, 2018, the First Department issued a decision in 135 Bowery LLC v. Beach Channel Shoppers Mart Co., LLC, 2018 NY Slip Op. 01443, holding that a defendant could be liable for conversion of funds even though its possession of the funds was only temporary, explaining: Plaintiffs established a prima facie case of… Read more »