Welcome to the United Policyholders Amicus Project library where you can read copies and summaries of briefs we file in courts throughout the United States on behalf of insurance consumers. A report titled "Twenty Years Protecting, Defending and Advancing Policyholders Rights" chronicles the topics covered in the 300+ amicus briefs the organization filed between 1991 and 2011.
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Issue: Scope of CGL contractual liability exclusions
Issue: "intentional acts exclusion"
Issue: Prejudice/Post claims underwriting
Issue: Primary/Excess settlements
Issue: Interpleader and the duty of good faith.
CIGNA CORPORATION AND CIGNA PENSION PLAN, Petitioners, v. JANICE C. AMARA, GISELA R. BRODERICK, ANNETTE S. GLANZ, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Respondents.2010, U.S. Supreme Court, --United States--
Issue: Group Insurance Benefit interpretations under ERISA
Issue: Insurance rate filings
Issue: Appraisal Clauses
Demolition Contractors, Inc. d/b/a Pitsch Wrecking Co. vs. Westchester Surplus Lines Insurance Company2009, U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit, Michigan
Issue: Voluntary payments as bar to coverage; Effect of "no action" clause