Supreme Court of Virginia Holds an All-Terrain Vehicle is Not a “Farm-Type Vehicle” for Purposes of Homeowner’s Insurance Policy Provision

The Supreme Court of Virginia issued an April 14, 2022, opinion reversing the lower court’s ruling that Erie Insurance Exchange owed coverage under a homeowner’s insurance policy for injuries suffered in connection with an accident that occurred on an all-terrain vehicle (“ATV”) operated by the insured. In reversing the decision of the Circuit Court of … Read moreSupreme Court of Virginia Holds an All-Terrain Vehicle is Not a “Farm-Type Vehicle” for Purposes of Homeowner’s Insurance Policy Provision

Maryland Court of Appeals Reaffirms the Need for More than Mere General Control to Subject a Principal to Liability for the Tortious Conduct of an Independent Contractor

On December 21, 2021, the Court of Appeals of Maryland issued its opinion affirming the intermediate appellate court’s decision reversing the trial court’s refusal to grant the motion for judgment brought by Giant of Maryland, LLC (“Giant”) at the conclusion of trial. The Court of Appeals held that the trial court should have granted Giant’s … Read moreMaryland Court of Appeals Reaffirms the Need for More than Mere General Control to Subject a Principal to Liability for the Tortious Conduct of an Independent Contractor