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InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Come fly with me, ObamaCare style

    Come fly with me, ObamaCare style
    Some time ago (3 or so years, to be exact). FoIB Todd made this video, comparing aviation with the still nascent ObamaCare. It's eerily prescient, and absolutely spot on:Original content copyright © InsureBlog
  • Aug 18

    About that Obamacare Poster Child

    About that Obamacare Poster Child
    After two years of the media and government gushing over their success, Obamacare darling Molina is having a rough 2017. How rough? Well...In February Molina announced losses from the 4th quarter of 2016 to be $110 million. They also report a…
  • Aug 18

    From the P&C Files: I have issue

    From the P&C Files: I have issue
    As regular readers know, I tend to be a purist when it comes to insurance. So I've railed on medical necessity as regards health insurance; the whole point is risk management.And specifically the concept of Frequency vs Severity.For example,…
Rank this Week: 874

Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

Covers new reinsurance-related and arbitration developments. By Carlton Fields.

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
Rank this Week: 1995

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Aug 20

    Why Major Hail Storms Commonly Turn Out to be More Wind Than Hail

    Why Major Hail Storms Commonly Turn Out to be More Wind Than Hail
    Note: This guest blog is by Lewis O’Leary, who has served as both a forensic investigator and restoration contractor since Hurricane Camille (1969). He has a degree in the fields of Mechanical Engineering and Architecture, is the…
  • Aug 19

    Iowa Appellate Court Upholds Appraisal Award For Insured

    Iowa Appellate Court Upholds Appraisal Award For Insured
    Recently the Iowa Court of Appeals reversed the district court and upheld an approximate $1.4 million dollar appraisal award entered for the Walnut Creek Townhome Association.1 Walnut Creek’s thirty-six buildings had been damaged by a…
  • Aug 18

    Colorado Statutory Bad Faith: Doubling Down On An Insurer’s Unreasonable Delay Or Denial

    Colorado Statutory Bad Faith: Doubling Down On An Insurer’s Unreasonable Delay Or Denial
    In August 2008, Colorado created a statutory bad faith claim of action for first-party policyholders not only separate and distinct from a claim for common law bad faith breach of an insurance contract, but establishes a much more reasonable…
Rank this Week: 4371

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Aug 20

    When IPO Companies Stumble Out of the Block

    When IPO Companies Stumble Out of the Block
    Most informed observers know that IPO companies are more susceptible to securities class action litigation than are more seasoned companies. IPO companies usually have short operating histories and so their post-offering performance can be…
  • Aug 16

    Ninth Circuit’s Standing Ruling in Remanded Spokeo Case Could Boost Plaintiff

    Ninth Circuit’s Standing Ruling in Remanded Spokeo Case Could Boost Plaintiff
    As courts have wrestled with standing issues in a variety of kinds of cases, the central question has been whether or not under the standard the U.S. Supreme Court enunciated in the Spokeo case the plaintiff alleged an injury that is…
  • Aug 15

    Shareholders File Climate Change Disclosure Lawsuit in Australian Court

    Shareholders File Climate Change Disclosure Lawsuit in Australian Court
    In the wake of President Donald Trump’s June 1, 2017 announcement that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, one of the things I predicted was that the administration’s action likely would trigger a host…
Rank this Week: 399

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/
  • Aug 20

    Claim Splitting in Illinoi

    Claim Splitting in Illinoi
    Claim Splitting The appellate court addressed claims splitting in Dinerstein vs. Evanston Athletic Clubs, Inc. In Dinerstein the plaintiff filed suit involving an injury at a health club. The injury occurred when plaintiff was climbing a…
  • Jun 29

    Governmental Immunity

    Governmental Immunity
    Government entities are generally allowed immunity on many torts. This makes filing suit against a county or municipal government difficult. An example of that is Monson vs. City of Danville. In Monson the plaintiff fell on property owned by…
  • May 14

    Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017

    Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017
    HR 1215 advancing through the house, the subject of medical neglect to come up again. HR 15 would limit noneconomic damages to $250,000 on medical neglect claims throughout the country. This would affect states’ rights to decide their…
Rank this Week: 3493

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/
  • Aug 20

    Events Insurance Lawyer

    Events Insurance Lawyer
    For people having events that can be large, such as wedding, big, family re-unions, company parties, and other types of celebrations, looking to purchase insurance for those events can be a smart thing to do.  The Claims Journal…
  • Aug 19

    ERISA – Some Legal Standard

    ERISA – Some Legal Standard
    Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).  These types of plans are loved by insurers and not so much by the insured.  The reason is that so often, the decisions of plan administrators are final in that the courts uphold…
  • Aug 17

    ERISA And Administrator Conflict Of Interest

    ERISA And Administrator Conflict Of Interest
    Here is an ERISA case from the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.  It is styled, Lashondra Davis v. Aetna Life Insurance Company.  It is an appeal from a summary judgment in favor of Aetna. The facts can be read from the…
Rank this Week: 371

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/
  • Aug 18

    Michigan Supreme Court: UTPA Penalty Interest Proper for Untimely UIM Benefit Payment

    Michigan Supreme Court: UTPA Penalty Interest Proper for Untimely UIM Benefit Payment
    Summary: Insured injured in a car accident claimed underinsured motorist (UIM) benefits because the adverse driver was insufficiently insured. The insured asked the court to assess penalty interest under the Uniform Trade Practices Act (UTPA)…
  • Aug 7

    Iowa Supreme Court Ruling Provides Partial Relief to Comp Carrier

    Iowa Supreme Court Ruling Provides Partial Relief to Comp Carrier
    Summary: Toby Thornton filed a lawsuit against his employer’s insurer, American Interstate Insurance, alleging common law bad faith for denying his claim for permanent and total disability (PTD) and his request for partial commutation…
  • Jul 31

    Homeowner’s Beware: Read Your Insurance Contract or Lose

    Homeowner’s Beware: Read Your Insurance Contract or Lose
    Summary: Jack and Carolyn Brockway filed suit against Allstate after it denied coverage for losses plaintiffs suffered after a theft at their home. The plaintiffs filed claims immediately following the theft which Allstate denied more than…
Rank this Week: 1692

Texas Property Insurance Lawyer…

Texas Property Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance & real estate and property law. By Insurance Law & Real Estate and Property Law.

http://www.texaspropertyinsurancelawyer.com/
  • Aug 18

    ATTENTION PROPERTY OWNERS WITH INSURANCE CLAIMS!!

    ATTENTION PROPERTY OWNERS WITH INSURANCE CLAIMS!!
    New Law Limiting Your Rights Under Your Policy Goes Into Effect September 1 The Texas Legislature passed a law, effective September 1, called the “Hailstorm Bill.” This new law severely limits your rights under your commercial…
  • Jun 6

    What Are Your Limits?

    What Are Your Limits?
    No not those limits. Not the “What is holding you back?” self-help type. I’m talking about something much less exciting. What are your insurance policy limits? In Texas it may be higher than you thought. Continue reading
  • Apr 19

    Prove It!! Proofs of Loss in an Insurance Contract

    Prove It!! Proofs of Loss in an Insurance Contract
    Most commercial insurance policies require a proof of loss when there is a disagreement over the amount of the loss. The Policy usually reads: Action Against Us No one may bring an action against us in any way related to the existence or…
Rank this Week: 1875

Social Security Disability Lawyer…

Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.socialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.net/
  • Aug 18

    How do my Issues with Sleep Affect my Social Security Disability Claim?

    How do my Issues with Sleep Affect my Social Security Disability Claim?
    When considering an application for Social Security disability benefits (or if you’ve started an initial application already), it is not always clearmay not be (or may not have been) apparent what types of issues should be presented to…
  • Aug 7

    Requesting a Residual Functional Capacity from your Treating Physician

    Requesting a Residual Functional Capacity from your Treating Physician
    In our prior blog post we discussed how important it is to obtain supportive residual functional capacity questionnaires from one’s treating physicians.  In this follow-up blog, we’ll advice you as to the best way to go about…
  • Aug 2

    The Importance of Residual Functional Capacity Questionnaires from one’s Treating Physician

    The Importance of Residual Functional Capacity Questionnaires from one’s Treating Physician
    When proceeding with a Social Security disability claim or appeal, one of the most important considerations moving forward is whether your treating physician understands the seriousness of your medical conditions and the extent to which your…
Rank this Week: 1679

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Bakersfield Hospital Sued for Neglect and Wrongful Death

    Bakersfield Hospital Sued for Neglect and Wrongful Death
    The family of an elderly Korean War veteran, Robert Hopkins, who passed away after falling from his hospital bed, has filed a lawsuit against Valley Convalescent Hospital located in Bakersfield, California. The family is citing neglect as the…
  • Aug 16

    Northern California Landlords Settle Complaint Based on Discrimination Claim

    Northern California Landlords Settle Complaint Based on Discrimination Claim
    This summer, landlords in Greenbrae, California, settled a complaint brought by a female tenant with a disability and the Fair Housing Advocates of Northern California (FHANC) based on disability discrimination. The female tenant, Stacey…
  • Aug 14

    Garbage Truck Involved in Highway Collision in San Francisco

    Garbage Truck Involved in Highway Collision in San Francisco
    Garbage trucks are a constant presence on city streets and highway. While they are providing a crucial civic service, these sizable vehicles are sometimes part of serious collisions. On Thursday, August 10, a garbage truck was involved in a…
Rank this Week: 3670

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Provides updates, analysis and breaking news for commercial policyholders.

https://www.huntoninsurancerecoveryblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Rolling Stones’ Insurance Claim Keeps On Rolling

    Rolling Stones’ Insurance Claim Keeps On Rolling
    This past Monday, August 14, a federal magistrate judge explained to an insurer that “you can’t always get what you want” when he denied the carrier’s motion to dismiss claims arising from a July 4, 2015 Rolling Stones…
  • Aug 16

    Hunton Insurance Partner Syed Ahmad Named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Under 40 Hotlist”!

    Hunton Insurance Partner Syed Ahmad Named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Under 40 Hotlist”!
    Benchmark Litigation has released its Under 40 Hotlist for 2017, naming the year’s most promising emerging talent in their respective litigation communities in the US and Canadian litigation community by peers and clients.  Among…
  • Aug 15

    District Court Unlocks Carrier’s Duty to Defend Key Maker’s Product Disparagement Claim

    District Court Unlocks Carrier’s Duty to Defend Key Maker’s Product Disparagement Claim
    A Colorado district court held last week that a general liability insurer must defend a product disparagement claim despite a broadly-worded intellectual property exclusion in the policy. The court reached its ruling even though the alleged…
Rank this Week: 2138

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/
  • Aug 17

    So Let’s Talk About Those Solar Eclipse Goggles You Have

    So Let’s Talk About Those Solar Eclipse Goggles You Have
    Months ago, when I first learned of the solar eclipse, I immediately ordered some solar eclipse goggles.  Even though the goggles were more expensive, I ordered them for a couple of reasons: (1) since they fit snuggly around the head…
  • Aug 10

    Reminders for the First Day of School

    Reminders for the First Day of School
    Today is the first day of school for Williamson County.  Our daughter Kate is entering 5th grade this year at Scales Elementary.  Although she was embarrassed, she did relent and allow this picture upon arrival at school. And while…
  • Jul 28

    Deadliest Days For Teen

    Deadliest Days For Teen
    We are roughly halfway between Memorial Day and Labor Day – that time of year which marks the deadliest days for young drivers.  Summer has always been a dangerous time for teens because they are out of school and out on the…
Rank this Week: 1582

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: 847

Insurance Class Actions Insider

Insurance Class Actions Insider

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

http://www.insuranceclassactions.com/
  • Aug 17

    Medicare Secondary Payer Act Class Action

    Medicare Secondary Payer Act Class Action
    There have been a substantial number of putative class actions filed recently against insurers involving the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSPA). These cases are typically filed by assignees of Medicare advantage organizations that have paid…
  • Aug 15

    Class Action Involving Application of Deductible to Actual Cash Value Payment

    Class Action Involving Application of Deductible to Actual Cash Value Payment
    An emerging issue in class action litigation against the insurance industry involves an attempt by plaintiffs’ attorneys to argue that insurers should not be permitted to apply any deductible to payments made on an actual cash value…
  • Aug 14

    Update on Labor Depreciation Class Action

    Update on Labor Depreciation Class Action
    There have been two recent federal district court decisions in the widespread class action litigation involving the application of depreciation to the labor cost component of replacement cost value on property insurance claims. (For…
Rank this Week: 2939

Financial Institutions Legal…

Financial Institutions Legal Snapshot

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

http://www.financialinstitutionslegalsnapshot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Interpretation of contract: A lawyer’s understanding must not always be imposed on non-lawyer

    Interpretation of contract: A lawyer’s understanding must not always be imposed on non-lawyer
    In an important development of the law of interpretation of contracts, the Constitutional Court held in July 2017 that where ordinary laypeople use ordinary words in a contract, their understanding of the meaning of the words used must not be…
  • Aug 14

    Renewal of a right of pre-emption on extension of a lease

    Renewal of a right of pre-emption on extension of a lease
    Where the period of a lease agreement is extended, the terms of that agreement will apply during the extended period unless the context or the parties’ intention indicates otherwise. Where parties to a lease simply say that they want to…
  • Aug 14

    When is cover extended to companies in which insured has ‘majority interest?’ (US)

    When is cover extended to companies in which insured has ‘majority interest?’ (US)
    In August 2017, a US federal court ruled that the ordinary meaning of ‘majority interest’ in a liability policy where cover is extended to all companies in which the named insured holds a majority interest is a financial interest,…
Rank this Week: 2000

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers various ERISA, disability, health, and life insurance issues. By Kantor & Kantor.

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Why Appeal A Health Claims Denial… and How to Do It Right

    Why Appeal A Health Claims Denial… and How to Do It Right
    Why should I appeal? By appealing a claims denial, you are challenging the insurance company’s decision to deny benefits. Even if you think your appeal will not be approved, you should still appeal: To get treatment records considered.…
  • Aug 14

    Chronic Pain is disabling

    Chronic Pain is disabling
    Many of our clients suffer from chronic pain. For some, chronic pain is a symptom of an underlying condition, and for others it is the main condition.  In in either case, chronic pain can be and often is disabling. Because so many…
  • Jul 15

    Whose “Clinical Judgment” Applies to Insurance Denials?

    Whose “Clinical Judgment” Applies to Insurance Denials?
    The classic “he said, she said” scenario shouldn’t apply to healthcare claims. A denial based on medical necessity arises when there are two opposing opinions: (1) the treating physician who recommends that a patient receive…
Rank this Week: 669

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/
  • Aug 16

    Certain Underwriters v. Mass. Bonding and Ins. Co. Court of Appeals Decision

    Certain Underwriters v. Mass. Bonding and Ins. Co. Court of Appeals Decision
    The Oregon Court of Appeals delivered a decision in the Publications – OpinionsCOA2017 ((A156649) Certain Underwriters v. Mass. Bonding and Ins Co).  The trial court’s decision to dismiss London’s contribution claims…
  • Jul 20

    Noncumulation Clause Results in “All Sums” Allocation for Long-Tail Environmental Liabilitie

    Noncumulation Clause Results in “All Sums” Allocation for Long-Tail Environmental Liabilitie
    By David M. Knapp, Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy LLP Applying the New York Court of Appeal’s landmark Viking Pump decision for the first time, the Second Circuit recently held that an “all sums” allocation applied to…
  • May 22

    ALI Restatement Set For Vote on Tuesday

    ALI Restatement Set For Vote on Tuesday
    The Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance is scheduled for a debate and vote at the ALI’s Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, May 23.  To the surprise of many, however, the ALI announced this morning that any…
Rank this Week: 1267

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/
  • Aug 16

    “Hello? Chicken Little here. Sky’s falling.”

    “Hello? Chicken Little here. Sky’s falling.”
    We don’t blame you for hearing that whenever someone warns of employer mandate taxes coming your way.  Nevertheless, we’re donning the chicken suit once again to keep you aware.  This time, we’ll keep it short and…
  • Jul 28

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part II)

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part II)
    As you have read here, the Senate’s finest hours were not those spent in July 26, 2017 health care policy debate, which resumed July 27 at 10:00 am EDT.  The bipartisan demagoguery did not diminish, but some Senators on each side…
  • Jul 27

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part I)

    When (and How) the Roll Is Called Up Yonder (Part I)
    Senate floor activity has made this the ACA’s biggest news week not involving Justice Roberts, but whatever news you have read, rest assured that it wasn’t really that simple.  Let us preach on it. Shortly after noon EDT on…
Rank this Week: 2273

Life Insurance Law Blog

Life Insurance Law Blog

By Currin Compliance Services, LLC.

http://www.currincompliance.com/life-insurance-law-blog/
  • Aug 15

    Guidance from NY: Filing 2017 CSO Mortality Table

    Guidance from NY: Filing 2017 CSO Mortality Table
    As you probably know by now, on May 2, 2017, NY released guidance on the filing requirements for insurers and fraternal benefit societies wanting to use the 2017 CSO mortality table. The Department began accepting submissions of policy forms…
  • Aug 14

    Congratulations to . . .

    Congratulations to . . .
    . . . our very own Sarah Huffer and Machael Heise for being elected as AICP leaders for 2017-2018. Sarah will continue as treasurer for the New England Chapter and Machael…
  • Aug 11

    Same-Same, but Different . . . Referrals vs. Rebate

    Same-Same, but Different . . . Referrals vs. Rebate
    Have you ever been to a website that offers you a deal - a coupon code, a gift card - just for signing up for their email list? Or maybe you’ve made a purchase from your favorite online retailer, and as a thank you, you get a discount…
Rank this Week: 2701

Disability & Bad Faith…

Disability & Bad Faith Attorney Blog

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

http://disabilityinsurancelawyers.com/blog/
  • Aug 15

    Filing in Federal or State Court? The Answer May Significantly Affect Your Case

    Filing in Federal or State Court? The Answer May Significantly Affect Your Case
    When suing for long-term disability benefits, an important choice for your lawyer is whether to file the lawsuit in federal court or state court. New York State provides an interesting contrast for the purpose of evaluating this choice: Jury…
  • Jul 31

    Insurance Companies Beware of Bad Faith Denials of Claims in the State of Washington

    Insurance Companies Beware of Bad Faith Denials of Claims in the State of Washington
    This is an important, recent decision from the Supreme Court of the State of Washington, its highest court, involving a personal injury situation arising from a homeowner’s claim. The name of the case is Xia v. Probuilders Specialty…
  • Jul 24

    Lessons from Hurricane Ike: Texas Revives Statutory Bad Faith

    Lessons from Hurricane Ike: Texas Revives Statutory Bad Faith
    In the recent decision of USAA Texas Lloyds v. Menchaca, the Texas Supreme Court ruled that homeowners and other insureds can rely on Texas law to seek damages against insurance companies for unfair and deceptive practices in their…
Rank this Week: 786

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/
  • Aug 15

    Consumer Phishing/Wire Transfer Fraud – a Liability Exposure?

    Consumer Phishing/Wire Transfer Fraud – a Liability Exposure?
    Consumer phishing/wire transfer fraud is increasing, and may be a growing liability threat for all types of organizations, particularly organizations anticipating receipt of funds from customers by wire transfer. Organizations can implement…
  • Aug 12

    Cyber Crime – Protection Suggestions from Real Estate

    Cyber Crime – Protection Suggestions from Real Estate
    Social engineering fraud, one form of cyber crime, is particularly rampant in the real estate industry, and the industry has responded with warnings and IT security recommendations that can be effective for both real estate organizations and…
  • Jul 25

    Tax Preparers' Liability

    Tax Preparers' Liability
    Accountants are facing increasing liability, and claims, from tax preparation services, and need both E&O & Cyber Risk Insurance.
Rank this Week: 1318

Policyholder Pulse

Policyholder Pulse

Covers insurance law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.policyholderpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 2133

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/
  • Aug 14

    Spine-Related Musculoskeletal Conditions – Part 2 – Spinal Osteoarthriti

    Spine-Related Musculoskeletal Conditions – Part 2 – Spinal Osteoarthriti
    In the first part of this series, we discussed the fact that dentists and surgeons often suffer from musculoskeletal conditions.  In the remaining posts in this series, we will be looking at particular musculoskeletal conditions,…
  • Aug 7

    What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation? – Part 2

    What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation? – Part 2
    In our last post, we looked at what a neuropsychological evaluation is, and how it can be used as a tool to identify cognitive impairments.  In this post we will talking about how a neuropsychological evaluation works in more…
  • Jul 31

    What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation? – Part 1

    What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation? – Part 1
    We’ve talked before about how your insurance company may require you to undergo an independent medical examination (IME) by a physician of their choosing and how they may also ask for a Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE).…
Rank this Week: 1854

Disability Insurance Legal…

Disability Insurance Legal Resource

By Comitz | Beethe. Discusses disability insurance claims, especially by physicians and dentists.

http://www.disabilitycounsel.net/blog/
  • Aug 14

    Spine-Related Musculoskeletal Conditions – Part 2 – Spinal Osteoarthriti

    Spine-Related Musculoskeletal Conditions – Part 2 – Spinal Osteoarthriti
    In the first part of this series, we discussed the fact that dentists and surgeons often suffer from musculoskeletal conditions.  In the remaining posts in this series, we will be looking at particular musculoskeletal conditions,…
  • Aug 7

    What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation? – Part 2

    What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation? – Part 2
    In our last post, we looked at what a neuropsychological evaluation is, and how it can be used as a tool to identify cognitive impairments.  In this post we will talking about how a neuropsychological evaluation works in more…
  • Jul 31

    What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation? – Part 1

    What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation? – Part 1
    We’ve talked before about how your insurance company may require you to undergo an independent medical examination (IME) by a physician of their choosing and how they may also ask for a Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE).…
Rank this Week: 2038

New Jersey Insurance Blog

New Jersey Insurance Blog

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

http://njinsuranceblog.com
  • Aug 14

    New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioner’s Guide (2017)

    New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioner’s Guide (2017)
    An updated and expanded version of New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioner’s Guide, the book I co-authored, is now available.  It has been over two years since the first edition of this book was…
  • Aug 14

    New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioner’s Guide (2017)

    New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioner’s Guide (2017)
    An updated and expanded version of New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioner’s Guide, the book I co-authored, is now available.  It has been over two years since the first edition of this book was…
  • Jun 27

    Up on the Roof: Court Holds Landlord an Additional Insured

    Up on the Roof: Court Holds Landlord an Additional Insured
    Leases of real property often require the tenant to obtain liability insurance covering the premises and to name the landlord as an additional insured under the policy.  The extent to which the landlord is entitled to coverage depends,…
Rank this Week: 1743

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/
  • Aug 14

    The White Rabbit and ERISA

    The White Rabbit and ERISA
    It occurred to me after my last post, October 1 401(k) Safe Harbor deadline gets closer, that the White Rabbit could relate to ERISA. The White Rabbit, of course, is the first character Alice meets up with in Lewis Carroll’s classic…
  • Aug 11

    October 1 401(k) Safe Harbor deadline gets closer

    October 1 401(k) Safe Harbor deadline gets closer
    That’s No. 3 in my Pension Plan Procrastination Perils Proper Personal Planning list. If you want to set up a new Safe Harbor 401(k) plan for 2017, it has to be done by October 1. A Safe Harbor plan permits owners…
  • Aug 7

    Seven ways a fiduciary can follow “Procedural Prudence”

    Seven ways a fiduciary can follow “Procedural Prudence”
    “Procedural Prudence” is not a new concept. It’s underlies one of ERISA’s bedrock requirements. A fiduciary must discharge its duties prudently with care, skill, and diligence. It’s the process by which a…
Rank this Week: 4194

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Dictionary of Occupational Titles in Boston SSDI Case

    Dictionary of Occupational Titles in Boston SSDI Case
    Dictionary of Occupational Tiles In Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits cases and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits cases, where a claim is initially denied, the claimant will have to appeal if he or she is to…
  • Aug 6

    Social Security Disability Benefits Wait Times in Boston

    Social Security Disability Benefits Wait Times in Boston
    One of the most common questions our Boston disability attorneys are asked is, “How long it will take to get approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits?” The reality is a successful award of SSDI or…
  • Jul 28

    SSDI and SSI Benefits Appeals in Boston

    SSDI and SSI Benefits Appeals in Boston
    When we think of disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA), most people are actually more familiar with the Social Security Disability Program (SSDI).  This is the program for people who have a history of working…
Rank this Week: 2205

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

Florida Homeowners Insurance Blog

By Greenberg Stone & Urbano

http://www.floridahomeownersinsuranceblog.com/
Rank this Week: 756

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: 1630

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: 1843

New Jersey Insurance Coverage…

New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation

By Eugene Killian, Jr.

http://www.newjerseyinsurancecoveragelitigation.com
  • Aug 10

    Forum selection clauses in insurance policie

    Forum selection clauses in insurance policie
    My wife has been pestering me to get out of an unused gym membership for some time.  See, as a lawyer, I probably shouldn’t admit this, but I neglected to read the small print in the contract. It said that, unless I canceled in…
  • Jun 28

    New Developments in Insurance Broker Liability

    New Developments in Insurance Broker Liability
    We had a broker liability case not long ago involving a manufacturing facility on the banks of the Hudson River that got wiped out by Sandy.  The client had no flood coverage.  We argued that, under the particular circumstances of…
  • May 11

    Demands for insurance policy limits in a serious liability case

    Demands for insurance policy limits in a serious liability case
    Earlier this month, I was asked by Elizabeth Lorell, an excellent defense lawyer, to speak at a CLE conference sponsored by her law firm.  (You can read Elizabeth’s bio here.) The audience consisted of other defense lawyers, and…
Rank this Week: 2491

Tennessee Disability and Life…

Tennessee Disability and Life Insurance Blog

Covers insurance law. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvilleinsurancelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1867

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 Locke Lord LLP.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
  • Aug 9

    NAIC Cybersecurity Progre

    NAIC Cybersecurity Progre
    On August 7, 2017, the NAIC’s Cybersecurity (EX) Working Group met in its continuing effort to develop a model cybersecurity law for the insurance industry
  • Aug 7

    A Decade of Reporting on Insurance and Reinsurance Industry Development

    A Decade of Reporting on Insurance and Reinsurance Industry Development
    Locke Lord is pleased to be celebrating the 10-year anniversary of our InsureReinsure.com blog dedicated to reporting on developments affecting the insurance and reinsurance industry. With more than 4,300 blog posts over the past 10 years, we…
  • Aug 2

    Michigan Federal Court Finds No Coverage for Policyholder Duped By Fake Email

    Michigan Federal Court Finds No Coverage for Policyholder Duped By Fake Email
    A policyholder was tricked by emails ostensibly from a vendor invoicing for work provided and sent $800,000 to the fraudster’s account.  In an action filed by the insured, a federal district court for the Eastern District of…
Rank this Week: 886

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: 2439

Badfaithadvisor.com

Badfaithadvisor.com

Covers insurance bad faith litigation, coverage litigation, and other news and items helpful to insurance law practitioners. By C.J. Haddick of Dickie, McCamey, & Chilcote, PC.

https://badfaithadvisor.com
Rank this Week: 1923

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/
  • Aug 3

    Settling a Case in Arizona?  What You Need to Know About Full & Final Settlement

    Settling a Case in Arizona?  What You Need to Know About Full & Final Settlement
    Historically, workers’ compensation claims in Arizona have been subject to a number of limitations.  If additional medical treatment was needed, a claimant could reopen a claim at any time, despite the finality and resolution of…
  • Aug 1

    New WCMSA Reference Guide Issued

    New WCMSA Reference Guide Issued
    As you may be aware, on July 10th, here on our blog we announced the quiet release of a change to CMS’ re-review process.  However, as we noted at that time, this process was not formalized by CMS, and had simply been…
  • Jul 11

    Endo Pharmaceuticals Voluntarily Withdraws Opana ER From the Market: What Does This Mean For Your Cases?

    Endo Pharmaceuticals Voluntarily Withdraws Opana ER From the Market: What Does This Mean For Your Cases?
    On July 6, 2017, Endo Pharmaceuticals issued a statement indicating it would voluntarily withdraw the opioid pain medication, Opana ER, from the market, in response to the Food and Drug Administration’s request one month earlier.…
Rank this Week: 4511

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: 700

Florida Insurance Law Blog

Florida Insurance Law Blog

Discusses insurance news, cases, class actions, and bad faith insurance claims. By Liggio Benrubi.

http://www.floridainsurancelawblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Our Force Placed Insurance Class Action. When lenders want to protect their interest in vehicles.

    Our Force Placed Insurance Class Action. When lenders want to protect their interest in vehicles.
    Let me begin by apologizing for the very long delay in blog posts…..I’m a busy, practicing Trial Lawyer, who occasionally blogs, and not a professional blogger who ghosts writes a blog…..  Still I’ll try to post…
  • Mar 20

    Reverse Mortgage problems… the issues are ongoing

    Reverse Mortgage problems… the issues are ongoing
    I posted about Reverse Mortgages two weeks ago. We received some excellent and helpful e-mails in response, as well as several comments here on the Legal Examiner. One of those comments suggests that our information is old and outdated.…
  • Feb 28

    Reverse Mortgages and Mortgage Servicing: What we continue to learn is disturbing

    Reverse Mortgages and Mortgage Servicing: What we continue to learn is disturbing
    Last September, I posted about reverse mortgages here. We agreed to represent our client, Mrs. Gravlin 4 days before the trial was scheduled in the foreclosure action.  She had a reverse mortgage, they were foreclosing on her (despite…
Rank this Week: 4267

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/
  • Jul 24

    Willful Exaggeration Standard Remains High

    Willful Exaggeration Standard Remains High
    For those in the construction industry, mechanics’ liens are sure to be a familiar occurrence. And, for those who have ever had a project of theirs liened, they will be aware of the tenacity of these legal devices. Mechanics’…
  • Apr 26

    Recovery Pitfalls In Home Improvement Dispute

    Recovery Pitfalls In Home Improvement Dispute
    General Business Law § 771 provides a host of requirements for home improvement contracts, chief among them being that such contracts must be in writing and signed by all parties. Additionally, the contract must contain the name,…
  • Apr 17

    Ability To Maintain Lien Foreclosure Claim As An Unauthorized Foreign Corporation

    Ability To Maintain Lien Foreclosure Claim As An Unauthorized Foreign Corporation
    Section 1312(a) of the Business Corporation Law, New York’s “door closing” statute, precludes foreign corporations doing business in the state without authority from maintaining an action in the state.  The purpose of…
Rank this Week: 1705

Canadian Insurance Blog

Canadian Insurance Blog

By Mike Thomas.

http://insuranceblog.harpergrey.com/canadian-insurance-law/
Rank this Week: 1178

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer…

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers employer liability, food liability, insurance bad faith, CGL policy, and medical malpractice topics. By Levy & Pruett.

http://www.georgiainsurancedefenselawyer.com/
  • Jul 14

    SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN RAINY DAY SLIP & FALLS MAY BE A THING OF THE PAST

    SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN RAINY DAY SLIP & FALLS MAY BE A THING OF THE PAST
    Posted by Susan J. Levy In Duff v. Bd. Of Regents of the Univ. Sys. Of Georgia, No. A17A0438 (May 24, 2017), Plaintiff, a student at Georgia Perimeter College (“GPC”), exited a classroom and slipped and fell on rainwater tracked…
  • Apr 14

    LANDLORD NOT LIABLE FOR DECK COLLAPSE AT RENTAL HOME

    LANDLORD NOT LIABLE FOR DECK COLLAPSE AT RENTAL HOME
    In Aldredge v. Byrd, No. A17A0281, 2017 WL 1180469 (Ga. Ct. App. Mar. 30, 2017) the Georgia Court of Appeals held that a landlord was not liable for the collapse of a deck on his rental property.  The renters hosted a barbeque in the…
  • Mar 31

    NO PRE-SUIT NOTICE REQUIRED TO SUE CITIES FOR INTENTIONAL ACTS

    NO PRE-SUIT NOTICE REQUIRED TO SUE CITIES FOR INTENTIONAL ACTS
    In West v. City of Albany, 2017 WL 875033 (Ga. March 6, 2017), the Georgia Supreme Court addressed whether an injured party was required to provide notice of intent to sue a city when the alleged wrongdoing was intentional rather than…
Rank this Week: 4342

Reinsurance Law Blog

Reinsurance Law Blog

Covers insurance bad faith. By Stauffer Nathan.

http://reinsurance.staufferlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 537

Grimshaw Blog

Grimshaw Blog

Covers construction and insurance issues in New Zealand. By Grimshaw & Co.

http://www.grimshaw.co.nz/news-resources/
  • Jul 4

    Supreme Court to hear appeal by Southland stadium trust after claim for roof collapse rejected by Court of Appeal

    Supreme Court to hear appeal by Southland stadium trust after claim for roof collapse rejected by Court of Appeal
    The law on the duty of care owed by councils in relation to building work... The post Supreme Court to hear appeal by Southland stadium trust after claim for roof collapse rejected by Court of Appeal appeared first on Grimshaw.
  • Jan 23

    Effective payment claims and summary judgment

    Effective payment claims and summary judgment
    A recent High Court decision (Auckland Electrical Solutions Ltd v The Warrington Group Ltd [2016]... The post Effective payment claims and summary judgment appeared first on Grimshaw.
  • Dec 13

    Carr v Gallaway Cook Allan

    Carr v Gallaway Cook Allan
    The decision of Carr v Gallaway Cook Allan [2016] NZHC 2065 [1 September 2016] follows... The post Carr v Gallaway Cook Allan appeared first on Grimshaw.
Rank this Week: 2670

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/
  • Jun 28

    SMDA convinces LTD Insurer to reverse claims denial decision for Cognitive Issue

    SMDA convinces LTD Insurer to reverse claims denial decision for Cognitive Issue
    SMDA recently convinced Cigna (Life Insurance Company of North America) to overturn  a claims denial decision for an individual who is suffering from significant cognitive deficits as the result of some as yet undiagnosed condition. SMDA…
  • Mar 3

    “Own” vs “Any” Occupation in Long Term Disability Insurance Plan

    “Own” vs “Any” Occupation in Long Term Disability Insurance Plan
    Almost every Long Term Disability Insurance Policy I have ever reviewed contains a limited period (usually 24 months) of time that it will pay benefits if a claimant is unable to perform the duties of  his/her “Own” (see…
  • Mar 3

    “Own” vs “Any” Occupation in Long Term Disability Insurance Plan

    “Own” vs “Any” Occupation in Long Term Disability Insurance Plan
    Almost every Long Term Disability Insurance Policy I have ever reviewed contains a limited period (usually 24 months) of time that it will pay benefits if a claimant is unable to perform the duties of  his/her “Own” (see…
Rank this Week: 4144

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3422