RESULTS FOR POST TAG: Iowa Supreme Court

Feb. 8, 2016Mollie Pawlosky, Iowa Banking Law Blog

Westlake addresses the important question as to whether construction defects can be covered by a commercial general liability policy.

Feb. 2, 2016Mollie Pawlosky, Iowa Banking Law Blog

Because State Central simply had the general duty “to use reasonable care, diligence, and judgment in procuring the insurance requested by an insured,” summary judgment was appropriate in State Central’s favor.

Feb. 2, 2016Mollie Pawlosky, Iowa Banking Law Blog

In L40 Cattle Company, LLC v. Prins Insurance, Inc., No. 15-0232 (Iowa Court of Appeals, Jan. 27, 2016), L40 Cattle sued Prins Insurance, a procurer of insurance, for negligence, breach of contract, and breach of fiduciary duty in failing to ensure that L40 retained or obtained workers’ compensation coverage, after L40 paid a monetary settlement […]

Jan. 29, 2016Mollie Pawlosky, Iowa Banking Law Blog

The Court found “all liens” to be ambiguous in its context. “All liens” did not necessarily mean “all liens,” because of the “location of the phrase within a statute that appears to narrowly govern certain judgments [which] imposes an obligation of further analysis to determine the objective meaning of the statute.”

Jan. 27, 2016Jesse R. Johnston, Iowa Banking Law Blog

NSF fees subject to usury laws under the Iowa Consumer Credit Code and second, if the banks’ reordering of payments were conducted in bad faith or unjustly enriched an Iowa bank.

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