Recent News - Robert A. Maloney


The North Carolina Supreme Court Rules for Pro Rata Allocation
December 20, 2022 | Insurance Coverage

In an issue of first impression in the state, on December 16, 2022, the North Carolina Supreme Court decided Radiator Specialty Co. v. Arrowood Indemnity Co., holding that pro rata, or time-on-the-risk, allocation applies to defense and indemnity costs in long-tail claim cases. The decision reverses a lower court decision allowing the insured to take

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New York Appellate Court Affirms that Insurance Companies Seeking Contribution Must Timely Notify Successive Insurers If Their Mutual Policyholder Failed to Do So
June 13, 2019 | Insurance Coverage

Today, New York’s Third Department, Appellate Division affirmed an award of summary judgment dismissing third-party claims for contribution against two Fireman’s Fund insurance companies, American Automobile Insurance Co. and National Surety Corp. The decision makes New York’s late notice “no-prejudice” rule, which requires no showing of prejudice to an insurer in a late notice situation,

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Chambers and Partners Recognizes Rivkin Radler
April 25, 2019 | Health Services | Insurance Coverage

Uniondale, New York – April 25, 2019 – The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group is ranked in Band 3 in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in Band 4 in the

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Kotula, Levy and Maloney Win Summary Judgment for Insurer
July 17, 2017 | Insurance Coverage

In an action brought by a successive insurer for contribution against Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company to pay for pollution cleanup costs for a gasoline release from an underground storage tank at a gasoline service station, Michael Kotula, Larry Levy and Robert Maloney won summary judgment dismissing all claims against Fireman’s Fund with prejudice.

After the

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Rivkin Radler Elects 6 New Partners
January 1, 2017 | Insurance Coverage | Insurance Fraud | Intellectual Property | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Professional Liability | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Directors & Officers Liability | General Liability

Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Avigael Fyman, Ryan Goldberg, Matthew Lampert, Robert Maloney, Sean McAloon and Frank Misiti have been elected Partners.

“These attorneys are exceptionally talented, and we are proud to call them our partners.  In addition to their impressive legal accomplishments, they are active

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Maloney Re-appointed Vice Chair of American Bar Association Committee
July 14, 2016 | Insurance Coverage

Robert Maloney has been re-appointed as Vice Chair for the Automobile Law Committee for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. This leadership appointment is in recognition of Rob’s commitment to TIPS and his reputation among its 24,000 members.

The committee deals with all manner of legal issues relating to automobiles and its goal is to be a

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Maloney appointed Vice Chair of the ABA TIPS Automobile Liability Committee
March 16, 2016 | Insurance Coverage

Robert Maloney appointed Vice Chair of the ABA TIPS Automobile Liability Committee for the current term (9/15-9/16).  The committee deals with all manner of legal issues relating to automobiles and its goal is to be a substantive resource for those practicing in these areas, whether it is personal injury, product liability or coverage. To that end Robert,

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North Carolina Goes Pro Rata Allocation And Rejects Any Excess Policy Defense Obligation
February 4, 2016 | Insurance Coverage

On January 28, 2016, a North Carolina state court decided important coverage issues, granting motions for summary judgment filed by Michael Kotula and Robert Maloney on behalf of Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company.  The Court decided issues of first impression under North Carolina law, including that a pro rata time-on-the-risk allocation method applies to coverage claims

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Members of the Insurance Coverage group obtain favorable decision
January 31, 2014 | Insurance Coverage

Members of the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation practice group, Michael Kotula, Peter McNamara, Lawrence Levy and Robert Maloney obtained a favorable decision in Mine Safety Appliances Co. v. AIU Ins. Co., C.A. No. N10C-07-241 MMJ (Del. Super. Ct. New Castle Cty. Jan. 21, 2014).  The case involves excess insurance policies with a defense cost

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Michael Kotula and Robert Maloney Win Motion to Dismiss
April 26, 2013 | Insurance Coverage

Michael Kotula and Robert Maloney, members of the firm’s Insurance Coverage & Litigation Practice Group, won a motion to dismiss in New Jersey Superior Court, Hudson County in a construction defect coverage case.  The named insured failed to provide written discovery to Great American.  We availed ourselves of a New Jersey court rule providing for

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