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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/
  • May 23

    Rhode Island Seeks to Clarify Original Intent of Reg. 68

    Rhode Island Seeks to Clarify Original Intent of Reg. 68
    Rhode Island’s Insurance Business Transfer Act (“IBT”) (“Regulation 68”) permits the transfer and ‘novation’ of commercial ‘legacy business’ (subject to certain limitations) from one…
  • May 18

    Excess and Surplus Lines Law Manual 2018 Update

    Excess and Surplus Lines Law Manual 2018 Update
    We are happy to provide the 2018 edition of our Excess and Surplus Lines Law Manual. This edition reflects all of the pertinent changes in the surplus lines laws and regulations of the 50 states and U.S. territories during the past year.
  • May 17

    Complimentary Invitation to CCIA Delta Tax Webinar – May 22, 2018

    Complimentary Invitation to CCIA Delta Tax Webinar – May 22, 2018
    Chris Flanagan, Partner at Locke Lord LLP, and Jim Sabella, CPA and Tax Partner at Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP, will present a webinar on Tax Reform: Implications for Insurers and Reinsurers. This webinar is sponsored by CCIA Delta and hosted by…
Rank this Week: 97

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • May 24

    Bratislava, Slovakia

    Bratislava, Slovakia
    The D&O Diary’s Eastern European sojourn continued earlier this week with a very brief stop in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, which is about a two-hour train ride from Budapest. With a population of only about 450,000,…
  • May 22

    Guest Post: Cybersecurity and D&O Liability: Emerging Concerns under Indian Law

    Guest Post: Cybersecurity and D&O Liability: Emerging Concerns under Indian Law
    One of the most closely watched issues in the world of D&O is the extent to which cybersecurity-related issues will lead to liability for corporate directors and officers. In the following guest post, Tarun Krishnakumar, a New Delhi…
  • May 21

    Budapest on the Danube

    Budapest on the Danube
    The D&O Diary is on assignment in Eastern Europe this week, with multiple destinations on the itinerary, starting with a weekend stop in Hungary’s capital city of Budapest. With a city population of 1.7 million and an urban…
Rank this Week: 119

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/
  • May 23

    MEDVAL’s Blog Named The Best Blog in the MSP Industry

    MEDVAL’s Blog Named The Best Blog in the MSP Industry
    MEDVAL’s blog, The Official Medicare Set Aside Blog And Information Resource, has been selected as the best blog in the Medicare Secondary Payer Industry by workerscompensation.com. We sincerely want to thank all of our loyal…
  • May 22

    H.R.5881 Introduced in An Effort to Add Transparency to MSP Reporting Information

    H.R.5881 Introduced in An Effort to Add Transparency to MSP Reporting Information
    Last week, Congressman Gus Bilirakis and Congressman Ron Kind introduced legislation (H.R. 5881) in the House of Representatives to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act, specifically in an effort to provide for transparency of…
  • May 17

    Arizona SB 1100 Impacts Full and Final Settlements of Accepted Claim

    Arizona SB 1100 Impacts Full and Final Settlements of Accepted Claim
    Last month, Arizona Governor, Doug Ducey signed Senate Bill 1100 (SB 1100), which is a modification to the legislation allowing for full and final settlements.[1]  You may recall our initial blog on the ability to finally fully settle…
Rank this Week: 141

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: 418

Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

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

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 447

Insurance Class Actions Insider

Insurance Class Actions Insider

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

http://www.insuranceclassactions.com/
Rank this Week: 315

The Mau Law Firm Law Blog

The Mau Law Firm Law Blog

Covers construction, real estate, business and insurance law.

http://maulaw.wordpress.com
  • May 2

    California Supreme Court Limits Use of Independent Contractor

    California Supreme Court Limits Use of Independent Contractor
    On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, clarifying the standard for determining whether workers in California should be classified as employees…
  • Feb 1

    9th Circuit Rules an Illegal Minor has No Right to Court Appointed Counsel

    9th Circuit Rules an Illegal Minor has No Right to Court Appointed Counsel
    Immigrant children who enter the country illegally with their parents have no right to a government-appointed paid lawyer in court, as just recently ruled by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The ruling came in the case of a Honduran boy who…
  • Mar 8

    Accessory Dwelling Units / In-Law Units Encouraged by New Law

    Accessory Dwelling Units / In-Law Units Encouraged by New Law
    An ADU, previously known as “in-law” units or “granny flats,” are additional living spaces on single-family lots that have a separate kitchen, bathroom, and exterior access independent of the primary residence. Two…
Rank this Week: 417

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 is Representing Former NFL Players in Concussion Related Case

    Fears Nachawati is Representing Former NFL Players 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.   If you or someone you care about is a former NFL player, please contact us at…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 330

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    What's the Big Deal?

    What's the Big Deal?
    Our friend and colleague David Fluker tipped us to this Sunshine State news:Beginning w/July 1 start dates, Anthem Blue Cross CA will allow employees covered under individual health plans both ON and OFF exchange a valid group participation…
  • May 24

    Under Pressure

    Under Pressure
    Our house is on a slab, through which run the heating/air conditioning ducts. Several years ago, we experienced several days with substantial rainfall, and the ground became saturated. We were awakened one night to a series of horrific…
  • May 23

    PKD, Insurance, And You

    PKD, Insurance, And You
    Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with the local chapter of the PKD Foundation (PKD is Polycystic Kidney Disease, a genetically-based condition that causes cysts to grow uncontrollably on one's kidneys, to ill-effect). As one might…
Rank this Week: 598

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • May 25

    Unauthorized Practice of Public Adjusting Orders Issued Against Contractor

    Unauthorized Practice of Public Adjusting Orders Issued Against Contractor
    The Texas Department of Insurance and Texas Insurance Commissioner issued two Consent Orders against contractors for the Unauthorized Practice of Public Adjusting. Two years ago I discussed trends of this issue in Unauthorized Practice of…
  • May 23

    Is Renter’s Insurance Necessary? What to know about your potential coverage to help you determine whether you need renter’s insurance

    Is Renter’s Insurance Necessary? What to know about your potential coverage to help you determine whether you need renter’s insurance
    Understanding the coverage provided by a renter’s policy may help you determine whether you want to purchase such a policy. Generally, you may get coverage under a renter’s insurance policy for the following: PERSONAL PROPERTY:…
  • May 22

    The Independent Injury Rule Is Dead!

    The Independent Injury Rule Is Dead!
    May 11, 2018, is a day that shall live in infamy for insurance law plaintiff attorneys. On that day, the Fifth Circuit declared the independent injury rule as dead in Aldous, PC v. Darwin National Assurance Company,1 citing the substituted…
Rank this Week: 823

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/
  • May 22

    American Law Institute Votes to Approve Restatement of Law, Liability Insurance

    American Law Institute Votes to Approve Restatement of Law, Liability Insurance
    Following a vigorous two hour debate, the American Law Institute voted on May 22 to give final approval to the Restatement of Law, Liability Insurance.  Eight years in the making, this Restatement is the first one devoted to a specific…
  • May 20

    ALI Insurance Restatement: May 22 Showdown in Foggy Bottom?

    ALI Insurance Restatement: May 22 Showdown in Foggy Bottom?
    Eight years after work on it began, the American Law Institute’s Restatement of Law, Liability Insurance is likely to win final approval when it is debated at the ALI’s Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on May 22.  …
  • Apr 30

    Allocating Responsibility for Defense and Indemnity Costs Among Multiple Insurer

    Allocating Responsibility for Defense and Indemnity Costs Among Multiple Insurer
    Analysis of Zurich Am. Ins. Co. v. S.-Owners Ins. Co., 248 F. Supp. 3d 1268, 1276 (M.D. Fla. 2017) In a dispute between two insurers arising from an underlying premises liability action, a federal district court applied Florida law in its…
Rank this Week: 513

Policyholder Pulse

Policyholder Pulse

Covers insurance law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.policyholderpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 852

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

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

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

    A new scam email targeting lawyers making the round

    A new scam email targeting lawyers making the round
    Not a day goes by that I don’t receive some sort of scam or spoofed email.  Generally the emails read as if they went through google’s translate function and almost always include the word “kindly.”  I am not…
  • May 4

    Car wrecks involving public employees engaged in police or fire protection

    Car wrecks involving public employees engaged in police or fire protection
    Negligence actions based on the acts or omissions of state governmental employees are generally subject to the Mississippi Tort Claims Act.  Government employees include those employed by the State of Mississippi and its political…
  • Feb 28

    Chronic Wasting Disease in Mississippi – Where to Find Current Information

    Chronic Wasting Disease in Mississippi – Where to Find Current Information
    On February 9, 2018, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks issued a press release stating that chronic wasting disease had been found in Mississippi.  The positive test came from a 4 1/2 year old buck that was…
Rank this Week: 663

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • May 12

    Kantor & Kantor Restores Long Term Disability Benefits for Fibromyalgia Client

    Kantor & Kantor Restores Long Term Disability Benefits for Fibromyalgia Client
    In January of 2018, Judge Lawrence O’Neil issued a scathing ruling against Sun Life Financial, finding that it acted arbitrarily and capriciously when denying Ms. Vicki Young’s claim for ongoing disability benefits, and awarding…
  • May 11

    Mental Health Awareness Month Blog Serie

    Mental Health Awareness Month Blog Serie
    Today, in our second Mental Health Awareness Month (“MHAM”) blog, we feature a story shown on April 23, 2018, on NBC Nightly News. The story features the Binion family who lost their son Jordan (“Jordy”) to suicide…
  • May 10

    When Your Safety Net Fail

    When Your Safety Net Fail
    Insurance is our safety net. It’s our protection against the unthinkable. Our first line of defense when something goes wrong. Our safeguard for our health and our finances. Our security for our family and our homes. Our precaution…
Rank this Week: 992

Canadian Insurance Blog

Canadian Insurance Blog

By Mike Thomas.

http://insuranceblog.harpergrey.com/canadian-insurance-law/
Rank this Week: 1004

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: 994

North Carolina Litigation Blog

North Carolina Litigation Blog

Covers litigation in North Carolina including construction law, personal injury, insurance, N.C. Court of Appeals and N.C. Supreme Court opinions. By Angela Jolly.

http://northcarolinalitigationblog.com/
  • Jul 14

    McIlveen and Project Halo team up

    McIlveen and Project Halo team up
    The McIlveen Family Law Firm has jump started its summer by becoming involved with several charities around Charlotte and Gastonia. …Continue reading →
  • Jul 14

    McIlveen and Project Halo team up

    McIlveen and Project Halo team up
      The McIlveen Family Law Firm has jump started its summer by becoming involved with several charities around Charlotte and Gastonia. …Continue reading »
  • Feb 15

    Child Support

    Child Support
    Reblogged from N.C. Family Law Blog: Child Support
Rank this Week: 740

Msquire's Musings

Msquire's Musings

Covers the analysis and management of legal risks for entrepreneurs, small businesses, community associations (homeowners associations) and other non-profit organizations. By Linda E. Cummings.

http://msquire.wordpress.com
  • Dec 28

    The Humor in Parenting a Child With Special Need

    The Humor in Parenting a Child With Special Need
      If you are the parent of a child with special needs engaged in the never ending struggle to advocate for your child’s right to an education, the term “special ed” does not tend to bring a smile to your face.  Indeed, the idea that…
  • Dec 28

    The Humor in Parenting a Child With Special Need

    The Humor in Parenting a Child With Special Need
      If you are the parent of a child with special needs engaged in the never ending struggle to advocate for your child’s right to an education, the term “special ed” does not tend to bring a smile to your face. …
  • Oct 13

    On Big Gifts in Small Package

    On Big Gifts in Small Package
    I struggled a bit for a title for this post, and I’m still not sure I got it right (but I’m thinking there might not be a “right” title for this one). Anyway . . . .  Despite my best efforts to “catch up” on Columbus Day, this…
Rank this Week: 1048

Gunn Law Blog

Gunn Law Blog

Covers Florida Insurance and bad faith law, as well as personal injury law. By Lee Gunn.

http://gunnlawblog.typepad.com/gunn_law_blog/
  • Oct 15

    The increased use

    The increased use
    The increased use of non-standard forms in the personal lines market makes it more difficult for consumers to make an informed decision when purchasing insurance.  Consumers are no longer buying essentially the same scope of coverages. …
  • Oct 10

       Download Nova Cas. Co v.

       Download Nova Cas. Co v.
  • Oct 10

    THE NON-DELEGABLE DUTY

    THE NON-DELEGABLE DUTY
    On October 1, 2010, the Second District Court of Appeal issued an important and instructive opinion on the pleading requirements for asserting a claim for breach of non-delegable duties. Gunn Law Group and Gunn Appellate Practice successfully…
Rank this Week: 896

Saavedra Goodwin Blog

Saavedra Goodwin Blog

Covers insurance claims.

http://www.saavlaw.com/blog/
  • May 31

    Florida Homeowners Successfully Appeal Denial of Coverage for Water Damage

    Florida Homeowners Successfully Appeal Denial of Coverage for Water Damage
    Water damage claims often lead to disputes between homeowners and their insurance companies. Policy language that seems clear can become ambiguous when applied within the context of an unexpected loss; and, while homeowners may expect their…
  • May 24

    Homeowner’s Insurance Claims: When Should You Invoke Your Right to an Appraisal?

    Homeowner’s Insurance Claims: When Should You Invoke Your Right to an Appraisal?
    If you have filed a property damage claim with your homeowner’s insurance company and you are struggling to receive payment, one option you have available is to invoke your right to an appraisal. This right is uniformly granted to both…
  • May 17

    Creating an Inventory of Lost Property After a Storm or Theft

    Creating an Inventory of Lost Property After a Storm or Theft
    When you file a property loss insurance claim as a homeowner or business owner, you typically have a number of post-loss responsibilities that you must meet in order to prevent your insurance company from justifiably denying your claim. If…
Rank this Week: 1872

Bryant Legal Group PC News &…

Bryant Legal Group PC News & Resources

Covers insurance benefits and claims.

http://www.bryantlg.com/news-resources/
  • May 25

    Illinois Law Prohibits Discretionary Clauses in Insurance Contract

    Illinois Law Prohibits Discretionary Clauses in Insurance Contract
    If you’ve had a legitimate insurance claim denied in Illinois — whether a health insurance claim or a disability insurance claim — then you may find that the insurer justifies their denial on the basis of a discretionary…
  • May 25

    Hiding a Condition on Your Disability Insurance Application May Affect Your Benefit

    Hiding a Condition on Your Disability Insurance Application May Affect Your Benefit
    In Illinois, and elsewhere, it’s critical that disability insurance policyholders avoid misrepresenting the truth on their application.  It’s worth noting that your application for disability insurance policy will typically…
  • May 25

    Disability Claimants Must Make Reasonable Attempts to Recover

    Disability Claimants Must Make Reasonable Attempts to Recover
    In Illinois, policyholders may have their otherwise legitimate disability claims denied if they fail to exercise reasonable efforts in recovering from their disability (and otherwise mitigating their losses).  As a general rule,…
Rank this Week: 1883

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: 2426

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP…

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Blog

Covers employment law.

http://www.kdvlaw.com/news-resources/category/blog/
  • May 25

    2018 PLUS Conference in San Diego this November

    2018 PLUS Conference in San Diego this November
    KDV professionals will be joining other members of the the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) in Sand Diego November 7-9, 2018. Highlights of this year’s conference include Key Note Speaker, former Secretary of State,…
  • May 25

    Louie Castoria to present at Professional Liability Defense Federation Conference

    Louie Castoria to present at Professional Liability Defense Federation Conference
    KDV partner, Louie Castoria will be a presenter at the Ninth Annual Meeting and CLE/CEU Presentation of the PLDF in October. The conference is being hosted in New Orleans this year from October 3-5, 2018. for more information on…
  • May 24

    A Victory for Employers – SCOTUS Condones Class Action Waiver

    A Victory for Employers – SCOTUS Condones Class Action Waiver
    By Keith Gutstein, Esq., Co-managing Partner in the Long Island office of Kaufman Dolowich & Voluch, LLP, and Emily Mertes, Attorney in the KDV San Francisco office. On Monday, the Supreme Court decided the long-contested issue of whether…
Rank this Week: 2014

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

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

http://www.insurerereport.com/
  • May 25

    Insurance Companies May Get the Last Say Regarding Arming Teacher

    Insurance Companies May Get the Last Say Regarding Arming Teacher
    Three months after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, and just days after the Santa Fe High School shooting, the debate continues to rage over whether the presence of armed teachers and/or officers would increase school…
  • May 23

    The ALI Votes to Approve the “Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance”

    The ALI Votes to Approve the “Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance”
    After nearly a decade of debate and controversy, the American Law Institute (ALI) voted to approve the much anticipated Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance (RLLI) at its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. …
  • May 22

    Introducing Timely Notice: What’s New and Exciting in Insurance Law

    Introducing Timely Notice: What’s New and Exciting in Insurance Law
    Timely Notice is your on-the-go source for sharp takes and expert analysis of the latest trends, breaking news, and sea-changes in global insurance law and the insurance marketplace. With episodes hosted by Goldberg Segalla partners,…
Rank this Week: 2360

Financial Institutions Legal…

Financial Institutions Legal Snapshot

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

http://www.financialinstitutionslegalsnapshot.com/
  • May 24

    The EU’s data protection regulations and South African busine

    The EU’s data protection regulations and South African busine
    On 25 May 2018, the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force. While the regulations are aimed at protecting EU citizens and residents, its reach will be global and will impact on certain businesses…
  • May 24

    Requirements for claim for sequestration/liquidation

    Requirements for claim for sequestration/liquidation
    In order to claim the liquidation of a company or the sequestration of a trust or individual person it is necessary to show that the target is the claimant’s debtors and the target is insolvent. The claim must be a liquidated claim…
  • May 22

    Deliberations of Judicial Services Commission must be revealed

    Deliberations of Judicial Services Commission must be revealed
    The Constitutional Court has held that the private deliberations of the Judicial Services Commission in exercising its mandate to appoint judges must be disclosed as part of the record of proceedings when a decision is challenged. The…
Rank this Week: 1726

Life Insurance Law Blog

Life Insurance Law Blog

By Currin Compliance Services, LLC.

http://www.currincompliance.com/life-insurance-law-blog/
  • May 24

    Getting Out the Pencil in New York

    Getting Out the Pencil in New York
    I’m no actuary, but I’m pretty darn good at math for a regular person.And yet, every time I read a NY policy with an accelerated death benefit that discounts the payment, which is fairly regularly, I have to get out a pencil and a…
  • May 22

    Insurance Compliance Symposium and Fall Foliage in NH - October 25, 2018

    Insurance Compliance Symposium and Fall Foliage in NH - October 25, 2018
    If you’re interested in learning about insurance advertising compliance in the digital era, sharing your challenges, and looking at solutions as a group, join us on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018, in Bedford, New Hampshire. We are hosting…
  • May 14

    Accelerated Death Benefits in CA

    Accelerated Death Benefits in CA
    During the AICP Western Chapter E-Day held in San Francisco on May 3rd, we had a session on accelerated death benefits in CA presented by Leslie Tick, Emily Smith, and Ryan Delatorre of the CDI, and it was a VERY informative! The session was…
Rank this Week: 2277

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Provides updates, analysis and breaking news for commercial policyholders.

https://www.huntoninsurancerecoveryblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1857

Tennessee Disability and Life…

Tennessee Disability and Life Insurance Blog

Covers insurance law. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvilleinsurancelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1599

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/
  • May 24

    Repair or Replace Language In An Auto Policy

    Repair or Replace Language In An Auto Policy
    The terms “repair” and “replace” mean restoring the automobile to essentially the same condition as it was in immediately before the collision.  It would not be restored to the same condition if the repairs left…
  • May 22

    Late Payment On Insurance Policy

    Late Payment On Insurance Policy
    Springtown insurance lawyers need to read this Corpus Christi Court of Appeals opinion dealing with late payment on an insurance policy.  The case is styled, Schrader v. Texas Farm Bureau Underwriters. The trial court granted summary…
  • May 20

    Settling A Claim

    Settling A Claim
    The United States District Court, S.D. Texas, McAllen Division, denied a defense motion for summary judgment in a case where the defendant settled a claim with a homeowner who had two claims, asserting that the release covered both…
Rank this Week: 4534

Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

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

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
Rank this Week: 2061

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/
  • May 23

    Memorial Day Weekend: Safety Tip

    Memorial Day Weekend: Safety Tip
    Memorial Day weekend is almost here and over 34 million Americans will travel in excess of 50 miles for the Memorial Day holiday.  Unfortunately, all those cars on the roads means more accidents.  The risk of dying in a car accident…
  • May 16

    The 100 Deadliest Days:  Advice for Parents of Teen Driver

    The 100 Deadliest Days:  Advice for Parents of Teen Driver
    We are about to enter the Deadliest Days for teen drivers.  The days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the most dangerous and deadly for teen drivers.  Throughout the year, teen drivers ages 16 to 17 are three times more likely…
  • May 8

    National Bike Month: Bike Safety in Nashville

    National Bike Month: Bike Safety in Nashville
    It is National Bike Month and the fantastic weather is practically begging cyclists to hit the road, so it is a great time to look at bicycling in Nashville and the rules of the road for bicyclists and motor vehicle operators.   So…
Rank this Week: 2444

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: 2646

New Jersey Insurance Coverage…

New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation

By Eugene Killian, Jr.

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

    Insurance coverage (or maybe not) for computer fraud

    Insurance coverage (or maybe not) for computer fraud
    In the world of insurance, computers are the new “environmental.” Let me explain. Back in the 1980s, the insurance industry, recognizing the magnitude of exposure it faced for environmental liabilities, embarked on a public…
  • Apr 17

    Insurance Coverage for Employee Theft

    Insurance Coverage for Employee Theft
    Sadly, it’s a scenario I’ve seen far too many times in the past 30 years of doing insurance coverage work. A trusted employee in the bookkeeping or accounting department isn’t properly supervised or audited, and begins…
  • Mar 22

    Understanding business interruption insurance

    Understanding business interruption insurance
    Math has never been my strong suit. My wife, who has an M.B.A., sometimes shakes her head at my unsuccessful attempts to balance our checkbook. And I still remember sitting in my 10th Grade Algebra class with Ms. Babiak at Watchung Hills…
Rank this Week: 2160

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Covers disability insurance claim and bad faith information.

https://schwartzlawpc.com/blog/
  • May 22

    Department of Labor New Long-Term Disability Claims Regulations: A Mixed Bag For Claimant

    Department of Labor New Long-Term Disability Claims Regulations: A Mixed Bag For Claimant
    Originally scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2018, the Department of Labor finalized new ERISA regulations which govern, among other things, long-term disability claims. The regulation went into effect on April 1 of this year. I…
  • May 14

    UNUM Targets Its Most Disabled Claimant

    UNUM Targets Its Most Disabled Claimant
    In a recent nationwide scheme, UNUM is ratcheting up its scrutiny of insureds who have been disabled for extended periods of time, resulting in claim terminations and buyout offers. UNUM consists of many different insurance companies,…
  • Apr 24

    Life Insurance Claims: Your Claim May Be Alive

    Life Insurance Claims: Your Claim May Be Alive
    The tragedy involved in the loss of a loved one or business partner often is compounded when a life insurance company decides to dispute or deny the benefits due under the policy. Having handled many of these claims, both in the claims…
Rank this Week: 4470

California Insurance Litigation…

California Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers California insurance law and litigation, including ERISA law, class actions and unfair business practices. By McKennon Schindler LLP.

http://www.mslawllp.com/category/insurance-blog/
Rank this Week: 4377

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/
  • May 21

    How Far Will Insurers Go To Offset Your Benefits?

    How Far Will Insurers Go To Offset Your Benefits?
    We have previously discussed benefit offsets, which are provisions in policies that permit the insurer to reduce the amount of your monthly benefits if you are receiving income from certain sources (listed in the policy). While you may be…
  • May 7

    Do You Have A Specialty-Specific Policy?

    Do You Have A Specialty-Specific Policy?
    Your ability to collect benefits under your insurance policy depends first and foremost on how “total disability” is defined under your policy. As we have previously discussed, if you are a professional choosing a policy, you…
  • Apr 30

    What is an EMG?

    What is an EMG?
    Most people are familiar with CAT scans or MRIs.  EMG tests are another diagnostic tool that are, perhaps, not as well known. What Is An EMG/NCS? EMGs and Nerve Conduction Studies (NCSs) are diagnostic procedures that are often done at…
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Disability Insurance Legal…

Disability Insurance Legal Resource

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

http://www.disabilitycounsel.net/blog/
  • May 21

    How Far Will Insurers Go To Offset Your Benefits?

    How Far Will Insurers Go To Offset Your Benefits?
    We have previously discussed benefit offsets, which are provisions in policies that permit the insurer to reduce the amount of your monthly benefits if you are receiving income from certain sources (listed in the policy). While you may be…
  • May 7

    Do You Have A Specialty-Specific Policy?

    Do You Have A Specialty-Specific Policy?
    Your ability to collect benefits under your insurance policy depends first and foremost on how “total disability” is defined under your policy. As we have previously discussed, if you are a professional choosing a policy, you…
  • Apr 30

    What is an EMG?

    What is an EMG?
    Most people are familiar with CAT scans or MRIs.  EMG tests are another diagnostic tool that are, perhaps, not as well known. What Is An EMG/NCS? EMGs and Nerve Conduction Studies (NCSs) are diagnostic procedures that are often done at…
Rank this Week: 1784

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
  • May 20

    Jill Berkeley & Seth Lamden Article "To the Policy Limits and Beyond" Published in The Brief

    Jill Berkeley & Seth Lamden Article "To the Policy Limits and Beyond" Published in The Brief
    Jill Berkeley and Seth Lamden recently authored the article "To the Policy Limits and Beyond," published in the Spring 2018 issue of The Brief, American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Vol. 47, No. 3. Click here…
  • May 20

    Seth Lamden Presents on "Emerging Coverage B Claims" at the ACCEC Annual Meeting

    Seth Lamden Presents on "Emerging Coverage B Claims" at the ACCEC Annual Meeting
    On May 18, 2018, Seth Lamden spoke on the panel "Emerging Coverage B Claims" at the 2018 American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel Annual Meeting, in Chicago. The panel discussed the emerging body of law concerning Coverage B…
  • Apr 18

    Beware of Blanket Additional Insured Endorsements That Require Contractual Privity

    Beware of Blanket Additional Insured Endorsements That Require Contractual Privity
    It is a common practice in the insurance industry for a project owner to require the general contractor to provide additional insured status to other entities, such as construction managers, that do not have a direct contract with the general…
Rank this Week: 3320

The Finn Blog

The Finn Blog

Covers structured settlements and related products and services from the insurance and legal communities.

http://www.finnfinancialgroup.com/learn-more/blog/
  • May 18

    Yanny or Laurel Justice

    Yanny or Laurel Justice
    May 18, 2018 – Have you caught wind of this Yanny/Laurel thing yet? There are few things that can cause you to question your own sanity more than being positively convinced of something that others are equally convinced is untrue. I…
  • May 2

    A Cure for the CD Blue

    A Cure for the CD Blue
    May 2, 2018 – Stored lovingly in the back of a closet in my house rests a box filled with vinyl record albums of (mostly) rock ‘n’ roll artists whose music I listened to growing up. From The Allman Brothers Band to The…
  • Apr 11

    New Structured Settlement Video

    New Structured Settlement Video
    April 11, 2018 – Courtesy of our friends at Pacific Life, we’re happy share with you today a new educational video designed to help plaintiffs answer a few very basic questions they’re likely to ask themselves when in the…
Rank this Week: 2260

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/
  • May 18

    (Ride)Sharing is Caring

    (Ride)Sharing is Caring
    The transportation landscape in America has evolved and these developments are now impacting health care. With about 75 percent of the U.S. population living in a county with access to an on-demand ride-hailing service, many patients are…
  • Apr 19

    CMS Announces New Initiatives for Innovating Patient Care

    CMS Announces New Initiatives for Innovating Patient Care
    Last month, CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced several initiatives to innovate the delivery of patient care at the ground level.  In collaboration with the Trump Administration and other federal agencies, CMS is taking steps to…
  • Mar 9

    Healthcare Facility Policies in the Age of Medical Marijuana

    Healthcare Facility Policies in the Age of Medical Marijuana
    On Fox’s In the Weeds blog, associate Richard Holzworth discussed the influx of patients registering for the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program, and provided an overview of key policy and procedure updates that…
Rank this Week: 3769

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

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

    California Supreme Court Makes it Harder to Call Workers Independent Contractor

    California Supreme Court Makes it Harder to Call Workers Independent Contractor
    With the rise of the freelancer economy, workers, employers, and lawmakers have all faced questions of who is truly an employee versus and independent contractor. For the past few years, employers have erred on the side of classifying workers…
  • May 11

    California Tenant Rights Advocates May Attempt to Repeal Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act in November

    California Tenant Rights Advocates May Attempt to Repeal Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act in November
    As rents in certain areas of the country skyrocket, more and more tenants are asking why there is not some – or a better – form of rent control. As of right now, most landlords can increase the rent as much as they like as long as…
  • May 4

    CHP Vehicle Rear-Ended on I-80

    CHP Vehicle Rear-Ended on I-80
    On Monday, April 30, a California Highway Patrol (CHP) vehicle was parked on the right shoulder of I-80 in Fairfield. It was struck from behind by a white Mitsubishi Mirage prior to 3:40 p.m. The Mitsubishi driver and two passengers, one…
Rank this Week: 3450

Boston Workers Compensation…

Boston Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

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

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationattorney-blog.com/
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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/
  • May 15

    Reservation of Rights Letter

    Reservation of Rights Letter
    If you make a claim under a Professional Liability insurance policy (E&O, D&O, EPL, Cyber) there is a strong possibility that you will receive a reservation of rights letter from the insurer. You will probably consider whether you…
  • May 1

    Ransomware Cyber Attacks On the Rise

    Ransomware Cyber Attacks On the Rise
    Ransomware attacks are increasing and becoming more destructive. Comprehensive Cyber Risk Insurance is essential to provide financial protection, but some policies do not provide full coverage for ransomware and cyber crime.
  • Jan 29

    What is Phishing, and Why Do You Need to Know?

    What is Phishing, and Why Do You Need to Know?
    Phishing is a primary method for cyber criminals to gain access to email accounts and systems using deception rather than defeating security protections.  In most cases, the objective is to capture user credentials without the victim…
Rank this Week: 1447

Social Security Disability Lawyer…

Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.socialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.net/
  • May 11

    Pursuing a Social Security Disability Claim for Headache

    Pursuing a Social Security Disability Claim for Headache
    Our office quite commonly represents individuals suffering from headache issues that have become severe, persistent and disabling such that they remain unable to work.   Pursuing such a Social Security disability claim can prove to…
  • Feb 20

    Whether to Appeal Your Social Security Disability Denial to Federal District Court

    Whether to Appeal Your Social Security Disability Denial to Federal District Court
    The Social Security rules and regulations provide a disability claimant with a number of opportunities to appeal should one be denied.   Following an initial denial, a Maine or Massachusetts Social Security disability claimant would…
  • Feb 12

    Considerations When Applying for Social Security Disability for PTSD

    Considerations When Applying for Social Security Disability for PTSD
    We frequently represent individuals in Social Security disability claims who are suffering from the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), in circumstances that many times involve military Veterans who have served our…
Rank this Week: 2493

Policyholder Perspective

Policyholder Perspective

Provides analysis of trends and developments in the area of insurance coverage law. By Farella Braun + Martel.

http://www.farellacoveragelaw.com/
  • May 8

    Navigating the Autonomous-Vehicle Liability Water

    Navigating the Autonomous-Vehicle Liability Water
    While experts debate how quickly autonomous vehicles (AVs) will take over our roads, there is little doubt they will be a fixture in the next decade. Fully self-driving vehicles are predicted to substantially reduce the accident rate, given…
  • Feb 5

    Ninth Circuit Affirms Carrier Had Duty to Defend Employment Class Action

    Ninth Circuit Affirms Carrier Had Duty to Defend Employment Class Action
    Fewer and fewer companies in California have insurance coverage for “wage and hour” claims, i.e. claims for failure to pay overtime, failure to provide meal and rest periods, and failure to provide accurate itemized wage…
  • Jan 11

    A Policyholder Perspective on the Unique Challenges of a Three-Way Mediation

    A Policyholder Perspective on the Unique Challenges of a Three-Way Mediation
    I recently participated in a negotiation with an insurer who had denied coverage for an underlying errors and omissions claim in the mid-seven figures. The insurer’s counsel and I exchanged stern letters, each explaining why our…
Rank this Week: 4448