Court Chastises Claimant for Subterfuge in Pleadings

In denying National Union Fire Insurance Co. of Pittsburgh, PA’s Motion to Dismiss, the court in Market Lofts Community Assn. v. National Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh, PA, No.: CV15-03093-RGK(MANx), 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 100691 (C.D. Cal. July 30, 2015) granted Plaintiff, Market Lofts Community Association’s (“the Association”) Motion for Partial Summary Judgment, finding it was entitled…

Maryland’s High Court Ignores Policy Language

Unjust Enrichment Claims Based on “Use of Another’s Advertising Idea” Were Not used in Insured’s ‘Advertisement’ ” In Maryland Cas. Co. v. Blackstone Int’l Ltd., No. 51, September Term, 2014, 2015 Md. LEXIS 286 (Md. Apr. 21, 2015), the Maryland Court of Appeals failed to address the salient policy language concluding that no potential coverage arose for “unjust…

Gauntlett & Associates Obtains Full Award of Attorneys’ Fees and Costs Incurred Against Claimant

On April 1, 2015 Judge James V. Selna of the United States District Court, Central District of California, Southern Division, entered an order on behalf of Defendant, Armano Luxury Alloys, Inc. (“Armano”) granting its motion for attorneys’ fees and costs pursuant to both 35 U.S.C. § 285 and 15 U.S.C. § 1117, awarding attorneys fees…

20 Years of Success!!

Gauntlett & Associates Launches a NEW WEBSITE as it Celebrates 20 YEARS on April 1st! 20 YEARS OF SUCCESS! Founded on April 1, 1995, the firm to date has secured judgments and settlements exceeding $200 million dollars on behalf of a range of corporate clients including over 20% of the Fortune 1000 and 10% of…

No Recoupment Under New York Law

Shockingly, New York to date had not definitely addressed whether an insurer, which did not reserve its right to recoup fees expended in defending, settling, or indemnifying an insured, could do so where it established no potential coverage. In General Star Indem. Co. v. Driven Sports, Inc., No 14-CV-3579 (JFB)(ARL), 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7966…