Topic: Connecticut Developments

Long Tales About Long Tails – Connecticut’s Appellate Court Makes New Law

In a sprawling 163 page opinion issued just last week, the Connecticut Appellate Court addressed, as a matter of first impression, five different issues that will significantly affect the disposition of asbestos, and potentially other, long tail claims in Connecticut.

Read More

Connecticut Governor Urges Treasury and the Office of U.S. Trade Representatives to Leave Reductions in Collateral Requirements of Reinsurers to the States

On February 9, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy wrote a letter to U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman expressing his concern over their departments’ consideration of preempting state insurance regulation by potentially negotiating a “covered agreement” with foreign authorities.

Read More

Connecticut Supreme Court: Insurer Has Standing to Seek Declaratory Judgment Against Fellow Insurer of a Common Insured

The Connecticut Supreme Court recently held that an insurer has standing to pursue a declaratory judgment action against another insurer of a common insured to determine the existence of a duty to defend and the allocation of defense costs among them. Travelers Cas. & Sur. Co. of America, et al. v. The Netherlands Ins. Co., et al., No. S.C. 19089, — Conn. — (Conn. Aug. 5, 2014). A copy of the decision is available here

Read More




Email the Editor

Click here to Email the Editor

Locke Lord LLP

For the latest information about our Firm visit