Technicon Electronics Corp. v. American Home Assurance Co.

Decision Date30 June 1989
Citation542 N.E.2d 1048,74 N.Y.2d 66
CourtNew York Court of Appeals Court of Appeals

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    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
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    • United States
    • New York State Bar Association Insurance Law Practice (NY)
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    ...received by the insured in Technicon Elecs. Corp. v. Am. Home Assurance Co., 141 A.D.2d 124, 533 N.Y.S.2d 91 (2d Dep’t 1988), aff’d, 74 N.Y.2d 66, 544 N.Y.S.2d 531 (1989). See Avondale Indust., 886 F.2d at 1203 (noting that the court held without reaching the damages issue, that a letter th......
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    • United States
    • New York State Bar Association Insurance Law Practice (NY)
    • Invalid date
    ...on other grounds, 32 A.D.2d 353, 302 N.Y.S.2d 370 (1st Dep’t 1969).[873] . See, e.g., Technicon Elecs. Corp. v. Am. Home Assurance Co., 74 N.Y.2d 66, 73–74, 544 N.Y.S.2d 531 (1989); Servidone Constr. Corp., 64 N.Y.2d at 425; Neuwirth v. Blue Cross & Blue Shield, 62 N.Y.2d 718, 718, 476 N.Y.......
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    • New York State Bar Association Products Liability in NY, Strategy & Practice
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    • New York State Bar Association Insurance Law Practice (NY)
    • Invalid date
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