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The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
Rank this Week: 370

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 16

    Everything old is new again

    Everything old is new again
    Pretty much everyone's heard of universal, whole and term life. These are usually bought to replace income that would be lost at one's death, or to pay off the mortgage, those kinds of things. And they generally cover one person at a time…
  • Jan 13

    ObamaCare in a nutshell

    ObamaCare in a nutshell
     Actually, it's a license you're required to buy for the privilege of then paying for your own health care.#Winning![Hat Tip: FoIB Rich W]Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Jan 12

    #ACA_Fail: Laurie Ann's story

    #ACA_Fail: Laurie Ann's story
    For all of the sob stories about what may happen under Repeal/Replace, there's the reality of the very real, very human cost of the ObamaTax's implementation:  [click to embiggen] Click here for the full (tragic) story.[Hat Tip:…
Rank this Week: 526

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Traveling Out of the U.S. with Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Benefit

    Traveling Out of the U.S. with Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Benefit
    People who receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits will want to research their rights if they plan on moving out of the country. People who relocate or travel for extended periods of time out of the country may be at risk of…
  • Jan 12

    A Soldier’s Fight for Disability Benefit

    A Soldier’s Fight for Disability Benefit
    According to a recent news article from WPRI News, a brave veteran from North Attleboro has returned from war only to a face another kind of battle – this one in his home state.  This was a battle of bureaucracy and red tape in…
  • Jan 9

    Gutierrez v. Colvin: SSDI Appeal

    Gutierrez v. Colvin: SSDI Appeal
    In Gutierrez v. Colvin, a Social Security Disability Insurance case from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, there was no question claimant could lift no more than five pounds.  She could also not lift her right…
Rank this Week: 2621

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Jan 15

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – North Carolina

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – North Carolina
    Next up in our whirlwind 50-state tour of claims handling requirements is the Tar Heel State. Unlike our previous stops in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, North Carolina has relatively few explicit claims handling requirements. This may be why…
  • Jan 14

    The Obligation to Comply with Proof of Loss Policy Condition

    The Obligation to Comply with Proof of Loss Policy Condition
    Insurance policies containing conditions pertaining to an insured’s obligation to submit a notice and proof of loss are “meant to give the insurer the necessary facts to facilitate an investigation of a claim and to…
  • Jan 13

    Rental House Insurance: Check and Double Check the Coverage

    Rental House Insurance: Check and Double Check the Coverage
    With a new year upon it us, it is a good time to look at your insurance documents and make all of your files are organized for the upcoming year. It is not uncommon for a family or an individual to make a move from one house to another, and…
Rank this Week: 143

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer…

Dallas Fort Worth Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers life insurance, disability insurance, and claims denial. By Mark S. Humphreys, P.C.

http://www.dallasfortworthinsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Concurrent Cause

    Concurrent Cause
    Lawyers who handle hail damage claims understand all too well that in Texas the law regarding concurrent cause is against home owners.  But there may be light at the end of the tunnel.  An article in The National Law Review is…
  • Jan 14

    Allstate And Warrantie

    Allstate And Warrantie
    Insurance attorneys have to have an understanding of how warranties work.  Sometimes it is hard to tell the difference between insurance and a warranty.  An article in the Insurance Journal about Allstate purchasing a warranty…
  • Jan 12

    Life Insurance Application

    Life Insurance Application
    Life insurance attorneys can tell you that the life insurance application is very important.  This is illustrated in a 1997, United States 5th Circuit opinion.  The case is styled, Riner v. Allstate Life Insurance Company. Following…
Rank this Week: 4063

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 14

    What is the Implied Warranty of Habitability I Keep Hearing About?

    What is the Implied Warranty of Habitability I Keep Hearing About?
    As a renter in the San Francisco Bay Area, you have probably heard the term “implied warranty of habitability” thrown around by friends, neighbors, and even lawyers on TV. However, without a thorough understanding of what this…
  • Jan 13

    Is the Nursing Home Properly Managing Your Parent’s Diabetes?

    Is the Nursing Home Properly Managing Your Parent’s Diabetes?
    According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 21 million individuals in the U.S. have been diagnosed with diabetes and another 8.1 million go undiagnosed. A small percentage of these individuals have Type 1 diabetes, while…
  • Jan 11

    Cuisinart Food Processor Defect Could Lead to Product Liability Lawsuit

    Cuisinart Food Processor Defect Could Lead to Product Liability Lawsuit
    You likely use metal kitchen utensils all the time. You would hardly think twice of using a metal knife. In the same way, it is entirely normal that a blender or food processor has metal blades. You use metal implements to cook and bake…
Rank this Week: 300

Classified: The Class Action Blog

Classified: The Class Action Blog

A blog focused on the latest class action developments and trends by the attorneys of Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://classifiedclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 2166

Property Casualty Focus

Property Casualty Focus

Focused on legal developments in the property-casualty industry. By Carlton Fields Jorden Burt.

http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/
Rank this Week: 2165

Oklahoma Insurance Law

Oklahoma Insurance Law

Covers first party coverage issues and bad faith for Oklahoma. By Buckman & Roach.

http://www.okinsurancelawblog.com/
  • Jan 13

    Businesses Fires Hurt Far More Than Just The Owners Of The Company

    Businesses Fires Hurt Far More Than Just The Owners Of The Company
    Fires destroy property, businesses and also the livelihood of employees. The typical business is insured for loss of property and usually the interruption of business operations. But, the standard business insurance policy doesn’t…
  • Jan 13

    Fires Were Extensive In Oklahoma At The End Of The Year

    Fires Were Extensive In Oklahoma At The End Of The Year
    The number of fires in Oklahoma as the year closed were significant. Almost everyday, you heard or read about another fire. Some days there were multiple fires. House fires, apartment fires, mobile homes, restaurant fires, businesses hit by…
  • Jan 10

    Oklahoma Hail Storms Are Hard For Insurers To Predict As Shown By State Farm’s Claim Count

    Oklahoma Hail Storms Are Hard For Insurers To Predict As Shown By State Farm’s Claim Count
    Hail damage hits the bottom line of an insurance company’s net profits in Oklahoma. Some years the number of hail claims is much greater, making less profits for the insurance industry. Other years the hail losses are greatly reduced.…
Rank this Week: 490

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 464

Bad Faith Blog

Bad Faith Blog

Focused on claims of bad faith and extra contractual damages. By Sandberg, Phoenix & Von Gontard P.C.

http://www.badfaithblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1925

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3599

Reinsurance Law Blog

Reinsurance Law Blog

Covers insurance bad faith. By Stauffer Nathan.

http://reinsurance.staufferlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 663

Comitz Beethe's Disability…

Comitz Beethe's Disability Insurance Claim Blog

Covers disability insurance claims, claim tips, insurer profiles, insurance industry news, and case studies.

http://www.disabilitycounsel.net/blog/
  • Jan 12

    Understanding Your Policy: Maximum Benefit Period

    Understanding Your Policy: Maximum Benefit Period
    Your maximum benefit period is one of the most important provisions in your disability insurance policy.  Its terms control the period of time during which you are eligible to receive benefits under your policy.  Many disability…
  • Jan 4

    Policy Riders: A Guide to the Bells and Whistles of Individual Disability Insurance – Part 5

    Policy Riders: A Guide to the Bells and Whistles of Individual Disability Insurance – Part 5
    New and Unique Policy Riders In this series of posts we are discussing policy riders, the add-ons to your basic disability insurance policy that provide additional terms or benefits in exchange for higher premiums. In part one, we walked…
  • Dec 27

    Policy Riders: A Guide to the Bells and Whistles of Individual Disability Insurance – Part 4

    Policy Riders: A Guide to the Bells and Whistles of Individual Disability Insurance – Part 4
    Provisions Appearing As Policy Terms or As Riders (2 of 2) In this series of posts we are discussing policy riders, the add-ons to your basic disability insurance policy that provide additional terms or benefits in exchange for higher…
Rank this Week: 2103

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 2096

Policyholder Pulse

Policyholder Pulse

Covers insurance law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.policyholderpulse.com/
  • Jan 12

    The Great American Faceoff: The Policyholder’s Right to Surrender—and Win

    The Great American Faceoff: The Policyholder’s Right to Surrender—and Win
    Texas is not a place known for surrendering. (Remember the Alamo!). But like their compatriots in other states, Texas policyholders sometimes see the advantage of surrendering their liability insurance policy rights to their litigation…
  • Dec 21

    Enforcing Your Right to Access Your Insurer’s Claims Documents During Discovery

    Enforcing Your Right to Access Your Insurer’s Claims Documents During Discovery
    The first thing your insurance company must do after receiving notice of a loss is investigate your claim and make a coverage determination. The insurer will evaluate the strength of your claim, whether to pay it and what amount to pay. Even…
  • Dec 14

    Coverage for Legal Marijuana Risk: Seeing through the Smoke and Mirror

    Coverage for Legal Marijuana Risk: Seeing through the Smoke and Mirror
    We’ve come a long way since the days of Timothy Leary—both in terms of marijuana legalization, and in the diversity of business insurance products that have reached the market to insure marijuana-related risks. As of this blog…
Rank this Week: 2015

Boston Workers Compensation…

Boston Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Michael O. Smith.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1885

ACA Review

ACA Review

Covers labor and employment, tax, employee benefits and healthcare law issues associated with the Affordable Care Act. By Balch & Bingham LLP.

http://www.acareview.com/
  • Jan 12

    Fitness Enthusiasm Wanes Early: ACA-Related Congressional Actions January 5 – 12

    Fitness Enthusiasm Wanes Early: ACA-Related Congressional Actions January 5 – 12
    On January 5, the House passed the “Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017” (H.R. 26), streamlining the process for Congressional review and rejection of administrative agency rules, including a 10-year…
  • Jan 5

    How’s This for a Dramatic Entrance?

    How’s This for a Dramatic Entrance?
    As of Thursday morning, January 5, the general direction and pace of ACA repeal / replace legislation is discernible (details below), but the details are not.  News reports suggest that, despite persisting, material differences of…
  • Nov 17

    Future Status of Discriminatory Benefits for HCIs…Still Waiting…

    Future Status of Discriminatory Benefits for HCIs…Still Waiting…
    As we discussed in our last post, the election is officially behind us and now we begin to look to the future.  Unfortunately, we are back in the position of having more questions than answers.  Over the last couple of months we…
Rank this Week: 2717

The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
  • Jan 12

    Inclusion of CT Scans Instead of MRI Scans in WCMSAs for Claimants with Intrathecal Pump

    Inclusion of CT Scans Instead of MRI Scans in WCMSAs for Claimants with Intrathecal Pump
    It is commonplace for CT scans to be included in WCMSAs, in lieu of MRI scans, for Claimants with implanted intrathecal pumps; however, little thought is given to the reason for this substitution. Intrathecal pumps are small implanted…
  • Jan 9

    CIGA Wins Partial Summary Judgment on Issue of Over-inclusive Reimbursement

    CIGA Wins Partial Summary Judgment on Issue of Over-inclusive Reimbursement
    On January 5, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ruled in favor of the California Insurance Guarantee Association (CIGA) in its ongoing challenges against CMS over its MSP practices. After several years and…
  • Jan 9

    CMS Releases Updated NGHP User Guide

    CMS Releases Updated NGHP User Guide
    CMS updated their Non-Group Health Plan (NGHP) User Guide, and released version 5.2.  The updated guide can be found here. The only update to the guide is the change in thresholds for reporting certain cases with total payment obligation…
Rank this Week: 4627

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3562

Disability & Bad Faith…

Disability & Bad Faith Attorney Blog

Covers disability insurance claim and bad faith information. By Quadrino Schwartz.

http://disabilityinsurancelawyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 11

    High Scrutiny of Long-Term Disability Insurance Claims by Insurance Companie

    High Scrutiny of Long-Term Disability Insurance Claims by Insurance Companie
    {3:30 minutes to read} Filing a claim for long-term disability benefits is an exhausting and complicated process—especially in the early stages. Professionals need to be wary of what this process entails in order to be prepared and…
  • Dec 22

    Do You Think You Have a Bad Faith Insurance Claim?

    Do You Think You Have a Bad Faith Insurance Claim?
    {3:40 minutes to read} In my last blog, I spoke about what bad faith is generally. In this blog, I discuss a few preliminary considerations when you are wondering if your insurance company has treated you in bad faith and whether you can do…
  • Dec 15

    Insurance Bad Faith

    Insurance Bad Faith
    {2:00 minutes to read} The term “bad faith” is used when an insurance company unreasonably denies, delays, terminates, or underpays a claim. First-party bad faith specifically refers to the contract between you/your business and…
Rank this Week: 696

Specialty Insurance Blog

Specialty Insurance Blog

Offers news and commentary on specialty insurance, risk management and private equity, with an emphasis on professional liability and entrepreneurship. By Tennant Risk Services.

http://specialtyinsurance.typepad.com/specialty_insurance_blog/
  • Jan 11

    Ransomware – Scaled

    Ransomware – Scaled
    A recent cyber-attack demonstrates a new approach to ransomware and provides some lessons for Cyber Risk Insurance practitioners (also called Data Breach, Privacy and Network Security insurance coverage).
  • Jan 10

    Cyber Risk for Small Businesse

    Cyber Risk for Small Businesse
    Small and medium sized businesses are targets of hackers and should be buying Cyber Risk Insurance along with instituting strong IT security.
  • Jan 3

    Cyber Risk Liability Exposure Growing

    Cyber Risk Liability Exposure Growing
    Cyber Risk Insurance should cover a range of exposures beyond data breach.
Rank this Week: 499

Tennessee Injury Law Center

Tennessee Injury Law Center

Covers insurance law, products liability, medical malpractice and injury and accident law. By The Law Offices of John Day, P.C.

http://www.tennesseeinjurylawcenter.com/
  • Jan 9

    Seven Questions You Should Ask Your Insurance Agent

    Seven Questions You Should Ask Your Insurance Agent
    At the Law Offices of John Day, we deal with insurance policies and insurance companies every single day. Unfortunately, all too often we see clients who declined uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage or bought too low a limits for their…
  • Dec 26

    Advice From a Lawyer on the New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make

    Advice From a Lawyer on the New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make
    As the New Year approaches, many start to think about improvements they want to make in their lives for 2017.   At the Law Offices of John Day, our work involves helping people who have been injured in accidents and, since most…
  • Dec 22

    Dos And Don’ts If You Know Someone Who Is Injured or Suffering Through a Loss During the Holidays (or really anytime)

    Dos And Don’ts If You Know Someone Who Is Injured or Suffering Through a Loss During the Holidays (or really anytime)
    For most folks, the holidays are a happy time filled with laughter, family, friends and fun.  But for those who are injured or who have lost a loved one, the holidays can be an especially painful time.  Their present situation…
Rank this Week: 2122

Tennessee Disability and Life…

Tennessee Disability and Life Insurance Blog

Covers insurance law. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvilleinsurancelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1993

Financial Institutions Legal…

Financial Institutions Legal Snapshot

Covers banking, finance and insurance law in South Africa. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.financialinstitutionslegalsnapshot.com/
  • Jan 9

    Section 61 CPA liability only attaches to a supplier-consumer relationship

    Section 61 CPA liability only attaches to a supplier-consumer relationship
    A cyclist who suffered electrical burns after coming into contact with a low-hanging powerline had not entered into a transaction with Eskom, nor was he the beneficiary of the electricity supplied. There was no supplier-consumer relationship,…
  • Dec 14

    Does the principle of pay now, argue later apply to an adjudicator’s decision given out of time?

    Does the principle of pay now, argue later apply to an adjudicator’s decision given out of time?
    When adjudication is incorporated into contracts, often construction contracts, as a means of dispute resolution it is usually included with other mechanisms such as mediation, arbitration and possibly even an approach to a court so that a…
  • Dec 14

    Nuclear New Build Programme announced

    Nuclear New Build Programme announced
    On 14 December 2016, the Minister of Energy, in consultation with the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA), published the Department of Energy’s determination notice for the Nuclear New Build Programme (Nuclear Programme).…
Rank this Week: 2011

Insurance Class Actions Insider

Insurance Class Actions Insider

Covers class actions against insurance companies. By Robinson & Cole LLP.

http://www.insuranceclassactions.com/
  • Jan 6

    Ascertainability Not Required In Ninth Circuit, But Manageability Remain

    Ascertainability Not Required In Ninth Circuit, But Manageability Remain
    One of the first significant class action appellate decisions of 2017 was issued this week. In Briseno v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., No. 15-55727 (9th Cir. Jan. 3, 2017), the Ninth Circuit held that Rule 23 does not require that it be…
  • Nov 11

    What Will The Courtrooms Of The 2020s Look Like?

    What Will The Courtrooms Of The 2020s Look Like?
    I recently attended a presentation by futurist Michael Rogers that sparked me to think about what the courtrooms of the 2020s might look like. According to Rogers, one of the next big advances in technology will be augmented reality devices,…
  • Oct 17

    Defending Class Actions in 2016

    Defending Class Actions in 2016
    I thought readers might find helpful some broader observations on strategies for defending class actions in 2016: Dig in Deep Early: Some defense counsel are accustomed to the practice of filing a motion to dismiss in virtually every putative…
Rank this Week: 2775

New York Commercial and…

New York Commercial and Construction Lawyer Blog

Covers business and insurance law. By Rich, Intelisano & Katz, LLP.

http://www.newyorkcommercialconstructionlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 818

Social Security Disability Lawyer…

Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance law. By Law Offices of Russell J. Goldsmith.

http://www.socialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1889

National Insurance Law Forum

National Insurance Law Forum

Discussion forum among insurance industry professionals, risk managers, attorneys, policyholders, students, and others with an interest in the development of American insurance law.

http://www.insurancelawforum.com/
  • Jan 3

    Extrinsic Evidence Triggers Duty to Defend under New York Law

    Extrinsic Evidence Triggers Duty to Defend under New York Law
    A recent decision from a New York appellate court reminds us that, under New York law, the duty to defend may be triggered not only by the allegations of a complaint, but also by extrinsic evidence, i.e., actual knowledge of facts outside the…
  • Dec 22

    Criminal Acts Exclusion and Joint Obligations Clauses Bar Coverage for Claims Arising from Insured’s Criminal Act

    Criminal Acts Exclusion and Joint Obligations Clauses Bar Coverage for Claims Arising from Insured’s Criminal Act
    Criminal Acts Exclusion and Joint Obligations Clauses Bar Coverage for Claims Arising from Insured’s Criminal Act In Allstate Insurance Company v. Morgan, 123 F. Supp. 3d 1266 (D. Or. 2015), the District of Oregon held an insurer was…
  • Dec 16

    2016: A Year of Anniversarie

    2016: A Year of Anniversarie
    Even as this annus horribilus passes into oblivion, we note several important anniversaries in 2016. Fifty years ago saw a confluence of legal theory, case law and insurance industry developments that  led ineluctably to the storm…
Rank this Week: 1530

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Troupe Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2137

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers ERISA, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith. By Stephen Rosenberg.

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Jan 3

    The Year in Review: Looking Back at ERISA Litigation In 2016

    The Year in Review: Looking Back at ERISA Litigation In 2016
    2016 was the year that church plans went to the Supreme Court, excessive fee claims came to elite universities and the Department of Labor’s authority to alter its regulation of fiduciary conduct was challenged in multiple courts. Of…
  • Dec 23

    I Predict the Future in Planadvisor

    I Predict the Future in Planadvisor
    I, and a cast of other ERISA Nostradamus[es], claim to foretell the future of ERISA litigation – by gazing back at the past year – in this new article in Planadvisor, titled “Expect More Varied ERISA Litigation in…
  • Dec 16

    Sanders v. The Phoenix Insurance Company Is a Comprehensive Insurance Coverage Decision, But Have Bad Facts Again Made Bad Law?

    Sanders v. The Phoenix Insurance Company Is a Comprehensive Insurance Coverage Decision, But Have Bad Facts Again Made Bad Law?
    So this is interesting, from a couple of perspectives. The First Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a fairly comprehensive opinion addressing a number of issues in insurance coverage law in Massachusetts. The facts are a little salacious,…
Rank this Week: 2288

New Jersey Insurance Blog

New Jersey Insurance Blog

Covers New Jersey insurance law decisions. By William D. Wilson.

http://njinsuranceblog.com
  • Dec 29

    It’s Complicated: Owens-Illinois/Carter-Wallace Allocation Revisited Yet Again

    It’s Complicated: Owens-Illinois/Carter-Wallace Allocation Revisited Yet Again
    Cases involving insurance coverage for multiple claims arising out of bodily injury or property damage resulting from exposure to toxic substances or long-term environmental damage can present extremely complex coverage issues.  In such…
  • Dec 14

    Your Cheatin’ Heart: Attempt to Hide Affair Results in Seven-Year Prison Term

    Your Cheatin’ Heart: Attempt to Hide Affair Results in Seven-Year Prison Term
    New Jersey passed the Insurance Fraud Prevention Act (“IFPA”) to aggressively address the problem of insurance fraud in New Jersey.  To that end, the IFPA provides for the imposition of both civil and criminal penalties in…
  • Nov 16

    It’s Too Late: Notice of a Loss Under a Claims-Made Policy

    It’s Too Late: Notice of a Loss Under a Claims-Made Policy
    An insured generally is required to provide its insurer with timely notice of a loss that may be covered under its insurance policy.  Failure to provide timely notice may preclude coverage for the loss.  Under New Jersey law, an…
Rank this Week: 1700

Louisiana Insurance & Injury…

Louisiana Insurance & Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance law, workers compensation and injury law. By Lavis Law Firm.

https://www.lavislaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2027

Springfield Injury Lawyer Blog

Springfield Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Illinois personal injury, medical malpractice and workers compensation law. By Ackerman Law Office, P.C.

http://www.springfieldinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 26

    Medical Providers Need Not Bill Health Insurance

    Medical Providers Need Not Bill Health Insurance
    In Barry v St Mary’s Hospital the Plaintiff treated at Defendant – St Mary’s – for injuries he sustained in a car wreck. The defendant asserted 3 liens against the Plaintiff’s personal injury claim which he had…
  • Dec 26

    The Most Interesting Case in Illinois on Electronic Discovery

    The Most Interesting Case in Illinois on Electronic Discovery
    There has been little guidance from the courts in Illinois about electronic discovery.  The Illinois Supreme Court has changed the rules a little bit to accommodate electronic issues. But for the most part we treat electronic discovery…
  • Nov 22

    Why the “Primary Cause” Test in Illinois Workers Compensation Claims is a Bad Idea

    Why the “Primary Cause” Test in Illinois Workers Compensation Claims is a Bad Idea
    The court in Steak and Shake vs the Worker’s Compensation Commission addressed what is now a common issue in politics. Groups in Illinois wish to limit liability for workers’ compensation claims by only allowing the case to be…
Rank this Week: 3384

New Jersey Insurance Coverage…

New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation

By Eugene Killian, Jr.

http://www.newjerseyinsurancecoveragelitigation.com
  • Dec 22

    Policy rescission because of misrepresentations on an insurance application

    Policy rescission because of misrepresentations on an insurance application
    There’s an old joke about lawyers and clients. A man is flying in a hot-air balloon and realizes he’s lost. He spots a guy down below. He lowers the balloon and shouts, “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised my friend I…
  • Nov 17

    The law of subrogation, and how it affects policyholder

    The law of subrogation, and how it affects policyholder
    “Subrogation” seems to be a simple concept. You suffer a loss. Your insurance company pays for the loss. Your insurance company then assumes your rights against the party that damaged you. But, like everything in the insurance…
  • Oct 7

    The assignment of insurance policies and claim

    The assignment of insurance policies and claim
    I’ve been a trial lawyer for over 30 years, and I think I need to point out that corporate/transactional lawyers aren’t real lawyers.  If you haven’t been on the receiving end of an evidence ruling that makes you wonder…
Rank this Week: 1864

Physician Law

Physician Law

Features news, updates, and tips on legal issues affecting physicians and non-institutional providers. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://physicianlaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1323

Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

Covers New York insurance coverage cases and issues. By Roy A. Mura.

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 23

    Poults, Planes, Piling & Named Perils -- A Fowl Coverage Decision for Thanksgiving

    Poults, Planes, Piling & Named Perils -- A Fowl Coverage Decision for Thanksgiving
    COMMERCIAL PROPERTY – TURKEY FLOATER POLICY – MALICIOUS MISCHIEF Larson v. Fireman's Fund Insurance Company(Iowa Sup. Ct., decided 12/14/1965)Did you know that a "turkey intitle:insurance" search on Google Scholar in all…
  • Nov 14

    Get Your Current 11 NYCRR Part 216 (NY Insurance Regulation 64) Here

    Get Your Current 11 NYCRR Part 216 (NY Insurance Regulation 64) Here
    Go on.  Find a copy of New York Insurance Regulation 64 (11 NYCRR Part 216) on the New York Department of Financial Services' website.  I double dog dare ya.  Click as many links as you want within the DFS website and you still…
  • Oct 10

    Can You Find The The Mistake?

    Can You Find The The Mistake?
    HOMEOWNERS – INTENTIONAL ACT – CRIMINAL ASSAULT – DUTY TO DEFEND – DUTY TO INDEMNIFYState Farm Fire & Cas. Co. v. Gloria(Sup. Ct., Suffolk Co., decided 3/14/2016)When I was blogging regularly I…
Rank this Week: 1111

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

Blog about current issues in Mississippi law including personal injury, divorce and insurance.

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 16

    Minors’ settlements in Mississippi

    Minors’ settlements in Mississippi
    I spent this morning before a chancellor obtaining approval for a minor’s personal injury settlement.  Prior to the hearing, I followed a routine that virtually ensures success. First, I reviewed Chancellor Primeaux’s outline…
  • Oct 28

    The Nasty Side of Judicial Election

    The Nasty Side of Judicial Election
    Years ago judicial elections in Mississippi consisted of the candidates making stump speeches about their qualifications.  Members of the community would support or oppose judges based on their interactions and experiences with the…
  • Oct 24

    Another First

    Another First
    Firsts of anything have always been memorable to me whether it was my first dog, girlfriend, school, gun, whitetail deer, 10 pound bass or whatever. Practicing law is no different.  I remember back to my first divorce trial, first injury…
Rank this Week: 1832

Michigan Longterm Disability…

Michigan Longterm Disability Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers ERISA, insurance bad faith, and LTD policy issues. By Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates P.C.

http://www.michiganlongtermdisabilityinsurancelawyer.com/
  • Nov 15

    The misleading nature of “Own Occupation”

    The misleading nature of “Own Occupation”
    I was recently asked to review a claim denial by a well know disability insurer for a nice lady who suffered a terrible crush injury  to her foot.  She had worked at a production facility where her job duties required her to be…
  • Oct 19

    Court rejects Cigna’s denial of claim by paralyzed claimant

    Court rejects Cigna’s denial of claim by paralyzed claimant
    In this recent case out of Louisiana the court rejected Cigna’s (Life Insurance Company of North America) efforts to deny a claim by a man who was permanently paralyzed and wheelchair bound. The claimant, Mr. Hughes, had been employed…
  • Jul 10

    SMDA wins Suit for LTD benefit

    SMDA wins Suit for LTD benefit
    A US District Court Judge recently granted a motion filed by SMDA granting LTD benefits to one of our clients.  The Court found that the third party administrator had abused its discretion in recommending a denial of benefits.  The…
Rank this Week: 1229

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

Covers global insurance and reinsurance law and news. By Goldberg Segalla.

http://www.insurerereport.com/
  • Nov 4

    Comments on NYSDFS Cybersecurity Regulation Begin Pouring In

    Comments on NYSDFS Cybersecurity Regulation Begin Pouring In
    On September 28, 2016, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) released for comment a proposed new regulation entitled Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies (23 N.Y.C.R.R. Part 500). Various industry…
  • Nov 2

    Just Down the Hall — D.C. Appeals Court Hears Appeal Over MetLife’s SIFI Statu

    Just Down the Hall — D.C. Appeals Court Hears Appeal Over MetLife’s SIFI Statu
    On March 30, 2016, Judge Rosemary M. Collyer of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia stripped MetLife of its designation as a nonbank systemically important financial institution (nonbank SIFI). She held that the designation…
  • Oct 26

    Court Finds Ambiguity Over When Property Damage Commenced

    Court Finds Ambiguity Over When Property Damage Commenced
    Ambiguity surrounding the term “commencing” led a court to deny an insurer’s motion seeking to dismiss an insured’s property damage claim, despite the insured’s inability to state when the property damage at…
Rank this Week: 2582

Retirement Plan Blog

Retirement Plan Blog

Covers Employee Benefit Plans, Retirement Programs, Welfare Benefit Plans, Executive Benefits, and Employee Ownership Programs. By National Benefits Services, Inc.

http://www.retirementplanblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1294

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

http://www.txinjuryblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case
    Fears Nachawati is proudly representing former NFL players and their families in the tragic cases of CTE and other concussion related injuries. Mel Gray, 12 year NFL veteran of the St. Louis Cardinals, is the newest player to be represented.…
  • Oct 4

    Fears Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List

    Fears Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List
    Fears Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that Partner Majed Nachawati has been selected to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by receive this honor.…
  • Sep 7

    Fears | Nachawati Represents Tornado Victims Suing Over Their Demolished Home

    Fears | Nachawati Represents Tornado Victims Suing Over Their Demolished Home
    Fears | Nachawati represents the victimized homeowners against Nabors, a demolition company that recklessly tore down the wrong home after the Rowlett tornado. We will hold the company accountable after its refusal to right the wrong. See…
Rank this Week: 1303

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer…

Florida Insurance Claims Lawyer Blog

Covers Insurance Law. By the Law Office of Eric H. Luckman, P.A.

http://www.floridainsuranceclaimslawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    6 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid in Injury Case

    6 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid in Injury Case
    If you have been involved in an accident, there are important steps you may need to take to protect your rights and interests. In addition, the following six biggest mistakes to avoid in injury cases may be helpful to you. Fail to Proactively…
  • Oct 9

    What is My Personal Injury Case Worth?

    What is My Personal Injury Case Worth?
      When clients come to see me shortly after having been involved in an accident, I am often asked what the value of the case is. This is a legitimate question, but one that is very difficult to answer early on. It becomes an easier…
  • Aug 31

    Do I need to buy the insurance offered by the rental car company?

    Do I need to buy the insurance offered by the rental car company?
    My last blog post dealt with whether you could hold a rental car company responsible for accidents caused by drivers of rental cars in Florida. This blog post deals with the insurance you need to protect yourself if you rent a car. As…
Rank this Week: 911

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

Covers insurance law. By Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler, P.A.

http://www.businessinsuranceattorney.com/
  • Oct 14

    Billion-dollar weather disasters increasingly frequent

    Billion-dollar weather disasters increasingly frequent
    According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the United States as thus far endured a total of 12 natural disasters causing at least $1 billion in damage each in 2016. Included in that number are four major flooding events…
  • Jul 12

    New Insurers to Enter the Maryland Insurance Market

    New Insurers to Enter the Maryland Insurance Market
    Last week the Maryland Insurance Administration revealed that six new insurers have been licensed to do business in Maryland this year, and that 11 previously licensed insurers have been approved to sell additional insurance products.…
  • Feb 20

    Baltimore Sun Op-Ed on Health Insurance Claim Denial

    Baltimore Sun Op-Ed on Health Insurance Claim Denial
    In a previous blog post, I argued that Maryland’s General Assembly should take up legislation that would penalize health insurers for denying claims in bad faith. Yesterday The Baltimore Sun published a version of this…
Rank this Week: 2123

Kentucky Tort and Insurance Law…

Kentucky Tort and Insurance Law Blog

Features commentary on recent tort and insurance developments in Kentucky. By Edward Brutscher.

http://kytortjournal.com
  • Sep 27

    Businesses are Responsible for Injuries from Misusing Caution Sign

    Businesses are Responsible for Injuries from Misusing Caution Sign
     Kentucky Accident Information has a new post discussing how businesses are still responsible for injuries when they misuse or overuse yellow caution signs to warn of dangers on their property.  The article discusses not only the…
  • Sep 19

    Insurer Can’t Use Medical Review to Deny No Fault Benefits.

    Insurer Can’t Use Medical Review to Deny No Fault Benefits.
    The Court of Appeals recently decided Houchens v. GEICO, a case that questioned whether a reparations obligor in Kentucky is entitled to utilize “paper reviews,” which are not tendered to nor reviewed by a court, as the…
  • Sep 7

    Court of Appeals Clarifies Law Regarding Apportionment for Third Party Defendants.

    Court of Appeals Clarifies Law Regarding Apportionment for Third Party Defendants.
    The Kentucky Court of Appeals recently published two cases dealing with apportionment involving third-party defendants that are of interest.   In the case of Memorial Sports Complex, LLC v. McCormick, et al., the Court was required to…
Rank this Week: 1370