Choice of Law Admission of Extrinsic Evidence Insurer Allocation Pre-Tender FeesStatute of Limitations
Most significant relationship testFacts available to the insurerIf one claim is potentially covered, must defend entire suitNot Addressed5 years
Mertz v. Pharmacists Mut. Ins. Co., 261 Neb. 704, 708 (2001)Peterson v. Ohio Cas. Group, 724 N.W.2d 765, 773-74 (Neb. 2006)
Allstate Ins. Co. v. Novak, 313 N.W.2d 636, 640 (Neb. 1981) (“Moreover, despite Jones' pleading of intentional and willful conduct, he could have amended his complaint to allege merely negligent conduct.”).
Babcock & Wilcox Co. v. Parsons Corp., 430 F.2d 531, 536 (8th Cir. 1970)(Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 25-204 & 205)
Pre-Judgment Interest Late Notice Public Policy Bar Independent CounselAtty's Fees/Decl. Relief Action
12%Notice-prejudiceBar to indemnity and defenseNot AddressedRecoverable
(Neb. Rev. Stat. § 45-104)Herman Bros., Inc. v. Great West. Cas. Co., 582 N.W.2d 328, 334-35 (Neb. 1998)Volquardson v. Hartford Ins. Co., 264 Neb. 337, 345 (2002)Neb. Rev. Stat. § 44-359
Union Ins. Co. v. Land & Sky, 529 N.W.2d 773, 778 (Neb. 1995)