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K&L Gates
From 4 May 2017 it became possible for policyholders to recover damages from insurers who have not paid valid claims within a ‘reasonable period of time'.
Fisher Phillips LLP
Due to the increasing number of successful and attempted cyber-attacks and increased government scrutiny surrounding protection of confidential information, companies cannot ignore...
Carlton Fields
Florida Statute section 95.11(5)(h)'s one year statute of limitations period does not apply to bar Bank's cause of action for deficiency judgment arising out of a short sale.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) provides insurance for benefits provided under two types of private sector defined benefit plans; single employer plans and collectively bargained plans that are maintained by more than one employer.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
The Michigan Uniform Trade Practices Act (UTPA) provides for 12% penalty interest on certain no-fault insurance claims that are not timely paid by the insurer.
Carlton Fields
When (if ever) are an insurer's attorney's fees and billing information discoverable in a coverage dispute?
Carlton Fields
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Cybersecurity (EX) Working Group (Cybersecurity WG) approved Version 6 (Finalized) of its Insurance Data Security Model Law (Model) on August 7 at the NAIC Summer 2017 National Meeting in Philadelphia.
Butler Snow LLP
The number of reported U.S. data breaches tracked through June 30, 2017 hit a half-year record high of 791.
BatesCarey LLP
Adam H. Fleischer, chair of BatesCarey's Opioid Coverage Task Force, provides his insights through CLM Magazine's August 2017 cover story addressing the nation's opioid epidemic...
BatesCarey LLP
Jason P. Minkin, Jonathan A. Cipriani, and Nicole M. Gallagher have published an article in The Maritime Advocate entitled "Tug's H&M Insurer Must Reimburse P&I Club's Defense Payment in Bridge Allision."
Carlton Fields
As the U.S. population ages, financial elder abuse litigation is proliferating. These claims no longer affect only nursing homes, heirs, or caregivers. Potential exposure has become a reality for any business that transacts with "elders," including banks, investment funds and advisors, and insurance companies.
Sedgwick LLP
Recently, Wells Fargo has been no stranger to scandals.
Carlton Fields
Significant changes to Georgia law governing captive insurance companies took effect on July 1, 2017.
Beveridge & Diamond PC
Companies facing environmental cleanup liability typically confront claims that are brought multiple decades after the alleged polluting activity took place.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In a strong decision for insurers, the Eighth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for the administrator, rejected plaintiff's conflict of interest argument...
Carlton Fields
The FBI continues to warn that losses are on the rise from business email compromise (BEC) or "social engineering" schemes, which the Bureau describes as:
Carlton Fields
Foreclosure sale conducted without knowledge of bankruptcy affirmed, but trial court orders denying mortgagor opportunity to redeem property before certificate of sale actually filed reversed and remanded.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As a result of this decision, employers should review their EPLI policies to determine the scope of coverage under the policy.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
A federal judge in Michigan recently granted summary judgment to Travelers in American Tooling Center, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America, Case No. 16-12108...
Carlton Fields
In holding that class waivers violated the NLRA, the court aligned itself with the Seventh and Ninth Federal Circuits and disagreed with the Second, Fifth, and Eighth Circuits.
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In Orzechowski v. Boeing Company Non-Union Long-Term Disability Plan, 856 F.3d 686, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed and remanded the district court's judgment...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
As the costs of providing health insurance continue to rise, employers have sought—with limited success—to find options to hold down costs.
Foley Hoag LLP
A recent survey from the credit score company FICO has some interesting numbers on the prevalence of cyber insurance in the US.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The emerging insurtech industry is growing at breakneck speed. While in 2011 insurtech startups received $140 million in funding from 28 total deals, investment increased more than tenfold in 2016, ...
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A.
In GEICO v. Harvey, (Fla. 4th DCA Jan. 4, 2017), Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal held that the trial court erred in denying the insurer's motion for directed verdict on the insured's bad faith claim.
Reed Smith
Pennsylvania's burgeoning medical-marijuana industry is and will be carefully regulated. When purchasing insurance, medical-marijuana dispensaries should pay careful attention to the Commonwealth's regulations...
BatesCarey LLP
Absolute pollution exclusions are intended to exclude coverage for virtually all pollution-related claims under commercial general liability insurance policies.
Miller Friel
Today's blog post is the second video in a three-part series addressing steps that policyholders should take to maximize insurance recovery for governmental investigations under D&O insurance policies.
Carlton Fields
The FBI continues to warn that losses are on the rise from business email compromise (BEC) or "social engineering" schemes, which the Bureau describes as:
Carlton Fields
A weekly summary of select real property, financial services, and title insurance cases and recent developments, presented by Carlton Fields' Real Property Litigation and Consumer Finance practice groups.
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