Trigger of Coverage
New UK Decision on Trigger of Coverage PDF Print
Trigger of Coverage
Written by CBM   
Thursday, 05 April 2012 00:00

In a recent published decision, the U.K. Supreme Court faced determining if there was coverage for Mesothelioma claims under employers liability policies and held that the disease was "sustained" or "contracted" as required by the policies if there was exposure to asbestos during the policy period. 

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 UK Trigger Decision[ ]234 Kb
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Is "Injury In Fact" Really a Trigger in Insurance Coverage? PDF Print
Trigger of Coverage
Written by CBM   
Wednesday, 28 November 2007 16:00

"Trigger" is an insurance coverage term not found in insurance policies but commonly used in referring to what must happen during a policy period in order to obtain coverage.  Vance Woodward's commentary Is "Injury In Fact" Really a Trigger in Insurance Coverage attempts to resolve the long-standing confusion surrounding the trigger theory commonly referred to as "injury in fact."  Mr. Woodward's commentary was recently published in Mealey’s Litigation Report.  Mr. Woodward is an associate in the Insurance Coverage Practice Group of Carroll Burdick & McDonough.

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