Tag Archives: Fifth Circuit

December 1
2012

Fifth Circuit (Louisiana): Technical Reservation of Rights Not Necessary and Delay in Asserting an Exclusion Does Not Waive It

Steadfast Insurance did not have coverage under its CGL policy for a collision involving a utility boat owned by its insured Harvest Oil because of a watercraft exclusion. Steadfast is a Zurich company, and Zurich also had policies covering Harvest. … Read full post…

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Posted in Coverage / Louisiana
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November 5
2012

Reversal of Fortune: Fifth Circuit reverses itself and holds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers immune from liability for Hurricane Katrina

The Fifth Circuit panel reversed itself and held the United States Army Corps of Engineers is fully immune from liability in connection with the damages suffered in Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. In re: Katrina Canal Breaches Litigation, No. 10-30249 … Read full post…

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Posted in Katrina / New Orleans
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