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Yes to Taxation Without Insured Compensation: Third Circuit Rules Insurer Must Pay Delinquent Taxes from Policy Proceeds Prior to Paying Named Insured

Many times, significant losses occur on property where the named insured owes delinquent property taxes.  Certain states have codified laws mandating that, in such scenarios, a property insurer first pay delinquent property taxes from fire loss proceeds prior to paying… Continue Reading →

Minnesota Prejudgment Interest Statute Does Not Apply to Appraisal Awards Without an Underlying Breach of Contract or Bad Faith Claim

Cincinnati Insurance Company (Cincinnati) provided a homeowner’s policy to the insured. Pursuant to a Minnesota state statute, the policy included an appraisal clause mandating that if the parties could not agree on the valuation of a loss, that either party… Continue Reading →

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