Jul 2018

Sixth Circuit Delivers Win for Stewart Smith Client – Affirms $75 Million Summary Judgment Victory

In First Horizon Nat’l Corp., et al. v. Houston Casualty Co., et al., the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a clear win for insurers, affirming […]
Feb 2018

Third Circuit Rules that Rejection of Homeowner’s Proof of Loss Under a Standard Flood Insurance Policy is The Equivalent of a “Denial of a Claim” When An Insured Files Suit

In Migliaro v. Fidelity, No. 17-1434, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently ruled that “[a]lthough the rejection of a proof of loss […]
Dec 2017

Joe Bermudez Joins Stewart Smith

Stewart Smith welcomes Joe Bermudez as a Partner in the Firm. Stewart Smith’s new office opens in Colorado and further extends our exceptional client services to the […]
Dec 2017

Illinois Appellate Court Rules Conveyor Belt Manufacturer’s Use Of Asbestos Parts Constitutes A Single Occurrence

On December 5, 2017, the Illinois Appellate Court affirmed a trial court ruling in the case of United Conveyor Corp. v. Allstate Insurance Co., 2017 IL App […]
Dec 2017

The California Supreme Court Has Agreed To Consider Whether The Rule Of “Horizontal Exhaustion” Applies In The Context Of Environmental Damage Claims

On November 29, 2017, the California Supreme Court agreed to review Montrose Chemical Corp. v. Superior Court, 14 Cal.App.5th 1306 (App. 2nd Dist. 2017), an environmental […]