FACTS A 23 year old ballerina student brought claims of sexual assault occurring on a work-related trip far from home, against a 43 year old instructor/ employee of the school and officer of its business. Recent Massachusetts Appeals Court case dismisses claims that insurers have to defend the conduct alleged in this case. Marculetiu v.… Read More

Massachusetts case clarifies standards for when insurers must offer reasonable settlements. Chiulli vs. Liberty Mutual Insurance Mass App Ct (2020) See my earlier post on the same issue in another decision www.silverlakelegal.com/bad-faith-only-if-all-other-insurers-would-have-settled/ FACTS Disagreement over a barstool led to a fight just outside the bar. Chiulli one of the battlers, got badly hurt and sued… Read More