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    FEELING THE IMPACT OF HARVEY (WEINSTEIN, NOT HURRICANE) ON “HAMMERS”

FEELING THE IMPACT OF HARVEY (WEINSTEIN, NOT HURRICANE) ON “HAMMERS”

Feeling the impact of Harvey (Weinstein, not Hurricane) on “hammers” Has it been only six months? Since a New York Times expose in early October 2017 brought down movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, we’ve seen an avalanche of sexual misconduct allegations end the tenures of business leaders, media personalities, and other high-profile individuals, including a sitting U.S. senator and a state judge aspiring to become one. So, we ask: Will the

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    IT MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE

IT MAKES A BIG DIFFERENCE

Lemcy Cortez was an employed truck driver of Triple F Oil Field Service. He was involved in an accident in Oklahoma but after Triple F denied his claim, he filed with the Louisiana Office of Workers Compensation for coverage. Triple F was in Oklahoma, but Lemcy argued that he had been hired in Louisiana so it had jurisdiction. Here is how the courts ruled. Lemcy Cortez (Cortez) had been hired

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    IT WAS THE TENANT’S FAULT

IT WAS THE TENANT’S FAULT

The New Bedford Police Department raided and searched a rental property. The raid resulted in the arrest of the drug dealer and the seizing of his stash of drugs and money, but it also resulted in considerable damage to the rental property. Doug, the building owner, filed a claim with Manufacturers and Merchants Mutual Insurance Company for more than $17,000 to pay for repairs. The claim was denied, so Doug

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    HOW INTENTIONAL MUST IT BE?

HOW INTENTIONAL MUST IT BE?

William and Eric were arguing about a woman. The argument became heated and eventually physical. William struck Eric, which resulted in Eric’s head hitting the sidewalk. Eric died from the injury and his estate sued William for damages. The Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company (Metro), his homeowners carrier, refused to respond to the suit and William asked the courts to intervene. See how the courts ruled. In May 2010,

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    CAN A CONFUSING ENDORSEMENT PROVIDE COVERAGE?

CAN A CONFUSING ENDORSEMENT PROVIDE COVERAGE?

Darren took Peyton for a ride in his gyrocopter. Unfortunately, the gyrocopter crashed killing both of them. Peyton’s mother sued Darren but Old Republic Insurance Company denied coverage because the gyrocopter was not scheduled on the policy. The mother argued that an attached endorsement containing multiple parts would provide the necessary coverage if only certain parts were considered. She argued that the ambiguity of the endorsement provided coverage for the

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