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High court clarifies duty to defend

Wisconsin Supreme Court

A recent Wisconsin Supreme Court decision has settled a debate concerning one of the common-law responsibilities insurance companies have to defend their policyholders.

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Appellate court rules insurer had duty to defend

Key website source code and proprietary computer systems that took years to create are at the heart of an insurance coverage decision recently handed down by the 2nd District Court of Appeals in Air Engineering Inc. v. Industrial Air Power LLC et al., 2012 AP 103.

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2009AP3015 Young v. Welytok

Insurance Duty to defend; pay and walk An insurance policy with a pay and walk clause permits the insurer to satisfy its duty to defend by paying its maximum liability. “First, we note that none of the above factors distinguishes the instant case from Novak. As explained in more detail above, the two cases are nearly identical. The slight factual ...

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2010AP456 B.G. Lein Management Corp., et al.

Insurance Duty to defend B.G. Lein Management Corp. and Cartlein Investments, LLC, appeal from the order granting summary judgment to West Bend Mutual Insurance Co. The court determined that West Bend did not have a duty to defend J.K. Contractors, Inc. in a suit brought against them by the appellants. Cartlein argues that the circuit court erred when it granted ...

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