Civil Litigation - Reimbursement of Defense Costs

Summary of Pennsylvania Decisions

American and Foreign Insurance Co. v. Jerry's Sport Center, Inc., No. 88 MAP 2008 (Pa., August 17, 2010)

Holding: When a court rules that an insurer had no duty to defend its insured, the insurer is not entitled to be reimbursed for defense costs absent an express provision in the written insurance contract. Justice Saylor filed a concurring opinion.