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Newsletter articles from 2013

Case names and holdings December 2013 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings October 2013 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings June 2013 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case names and holdings March 2013 A list of the cases in this issue, arranged alphabetically.
Case summaries December 2013 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries October 2013 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries June 2013 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Case summaries March 2013 Summaries of the cases in this issue.
Contract litigation expense insurance By Kenneth T. Teglia March 2013 When it comes to initiating litigation to settle written contract disputes, one major reason businesses and individuals have been reticent to do so is the specter of losing and being ordered by a court to pay the victorious attorney fees.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste December 2013 An introduction to the issue from Editor Jim Nyeste.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste October 2013 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor James Nyeste.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste June 2013 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor Jim Nyeste.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste March 2013 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor Jim Nyeste.
From the editors By James T. Nyeste January 2013 An introduction to the issue from Managing Co-Editor James T. Nyeste.
Lloyd’s liable for more than $62 million based on environmental claims under “all sums” approach, plus 10 percent penalty and attorney fees for vexatious refusal to pay claims By John J. Barber June 2013 A summary of the recent Missouri case of  Doe Run Resources Corp. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s.
Mentors needed for ISBA Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring Program By Peter L. Rotskoff December 2013 Read more about this important program and sign up to become a mentor today!
A note concerning legacy (pre-1992) Medicare supplement policies By James T. Nyeste October 2013 The author advises that practitioners with elderly clients should get a copy of the client's Medicare supplement policy, since it's possible that the client has a legacy Medicare supplement policy that provides extended coverage.
Removing judicial blinders: Beyond the underlying complaint in insurance coverage disputes in construction site personal injury cases By Daniel L. Stanner, John M. Fitzgerald, and Brent Ryan January 2013 As this article discusses, the road to the supreme court clarification has been circuitous. And a recent decision by the Northern District of Illinois seems to be inconsistent not only with the supreme court’s holding, but a subsequent appellate court decision as well.
Words and phrases index of cases December 2013 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Words and phrases index of cases October 2013 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Words and phrases index of cases June 2013 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Words and phrases index of cases March 2013 A list of the cases in this issue, organized by subject.
Wrap-up insurance programs: Coverage issues By Steven A. Coombs December 2013 The purposes of this article are threefold: (1) to provide a primer on controlled insurance programs (“CIP”), (2) to provide information to attorneys regarding potential pitfalls with controlled insurance programs, and (3) to provide practice pointers to help them better assist and represent their clients.