1. Capital City Real Estate LLC v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London – U.S. Court of Appeals for Fourth Circuit, June 10, 2015 788 F.3d 375 (4th Cir. 2015)
Importance of Case: The case addresses a common issue presented by additional insured claims – whether extrinsic evidence can be utilized to determine an insurer’s duty to defend as opposed to simply the allegations contained in the “four corners” of the complaint. The Fourth Circuit decided to allow extrinsic evidence in evaluating an insurer’s duty to defend.