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Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

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

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 149

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/
Rank this Week: 235

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Oct 18

    Guest Post: FAQs about Regulation A+ Securities Offering

    Guest Post: FAQs about Regulation A+ Securities Offering
    In March 2015, the SEC released its final rules implementing the provision of the JOBS Act to try to facilitate small companies’ access to capital and to provide new investors with new investment choices, in the form of Regulation A+.…
  • Oct 15

    On the Meaning of “War”

    On the Meaning of “War”
    Many insurance policies contain a war exclusion precluding coverage for loss caused by war. But in world where violent conflicts involve a wide variety of different groups and parties, what exactly constitutes “war”? In a recent…
  • Oct 11

    D&O Insurance Coverage and the Rise of Appraisal Litigation

    D&O Insurance Coverage and the Rise of Appraisal Litigation
    As I have detailed on this blog (most recently here), due to two Delaware court decisions — the Delaware Supreme Court’s 2015 decision in Corwin v. KKR Financial Holdings LLC  (here) and the Delaware Chancery…
Rank this Week: 193

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: 1044

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/
  • Oct 19

    Letters To And From Insurance Companie

    Letters To And From Insurance Companie
    Insurance attorneys understand the importance of proper communications with an insurance company. The Claims Journal, which is a publication for the insurance industry, published an article in September 2017, suggesting ways for a company to…
  • Oct 17

    Insurance Adjusters Not Knowing What They Are Doing

    Insurance Adjusters Not Knowing What They Are Doing
    Insurance adjusters who are inexperienced and do not know what they are doing can hurt insureds who just want their claim paid.  Reuters ran a story on September 11, 2017, dealing with the shortage of trained and experienced insurance…
  • Oct 15

    Life Insurance – Other Requirements For Misrepresentation Defense

    Life Insurance – Other Requirements For Misrepresentation Defense
    Arlington life insurance lawyers know the requirements insurance companies must meet to successfully defend a life insurance case based on the defense of misrepresentation.  Misrepresentation in the policy application is the most common…
Rank this Week: 621

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

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

    TWIA Is Acting with Wrongful Impunity Against Texan

    TWIA Is Acting with Wrongful Impunity Against Texan
    Rene Sigman is co-chairing an important Hurricane Harvey seminar today discussing all the Hurricane Harvey issues. Yours truly is on a panel discussing how Hurricane Harvey differs from other hurricane litigation, but there is one similarity…
  • Oct 18

    Insurance Appraisal—The Law and Procedure

    Insurance Appraisal—The Law and Procedure
    The Law and Procedure of Insurance Appraisal is a fantastic work by Jonathan Wilkofsky. It is in its third edition and 1,400 pages explaining in full everything a property insurance practitioner would want to know about the topic. Here is a…
  • Oct 17

    Hurricane Irma Closed Claim Statistics Questioned

    Hurricane Irma Closed Claim Statistics Questioned
    The Florida Senate Banking and Insurance Committee held a public hearing last Tuesday. The video above is my very brief testimony at the hearing where I questioned the Hurricane Irma Closed Claim statistics provided by Florida’s…
Rank this Week: 615

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/
  • Oct 16

    Another Michigan Spine Case

    Another Michigan Spine Case
    Opinion out of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan reported on October 13, 2017 shows that the Michigan Spine and Brain Institute is at it again. You may recall that in 2013, there were a series of opinions stemming…
  • Oct 13

    Class Action MAO Recoveries Are Continuing

    Class Action MAO Recoveries Are Continuing
    On August 10, 2017, MSP Recovery Claims, LLC filed a class action complaint against Safeco Insurance Company of America in a Florida Circuit Court.  Yesterday, the Defendants filed a request for removal of the matter to Federal…
  • Oct 9

    New Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Contract Awarded

    New Medicare Secondary Payer Recovery Contract Awarded
    On October 5, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded Performant Financial Corporation the Commercial Recovery Center (CRC) contract.  The contract was previously awarded to CGI Federal two years ago, when the CRC…
Rank this Week: 763

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

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

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Apr 27

    At the Intersection of the NFL Draft, ERISA, Divorce, Venue and Spousal Benefit

    At the Intersection of the NFL Draft, ERISA, Divorce, Venue and Spousal Benefit
    Is there a more hyped sporting event with less substance than the NFL Draft? Does everyone on the internet drive traffic to their sites by linking to the draft if at all possible? Well, of course the answer to both questions is yes, and so I…
  • Apr 4

    Uber, Behavioral Economics, Choice Architecture and Trial Work

    Uber, Behavioral Economics, Choice Architecture and Trial Work
    There is a lot of discussion on whether lawyers should be required to have at least a certain degree of competency with technology as a core skill set, on a par with, for instance, the rules of evidence. Personally, I am not convinced of the…
  • Mar 29

    Notes (and a Prediction) on the Supreme Court Argument on Church Plan

    Notes (and a Prediction) on the Supreme Court Argument on Church Plan
    I have used this anecdote before, so you can jump ahead if you have either read something where I have written it before or heard a talk of mine where I have said it, but if you haven’t, I have always thought it is a good lead in to any…
Rank this Week: 586

CyberInquirer

CyberInquirer

Covers developments in cyber law and insurance. By Richard J. Bortnick.

http://cyberinquirer.com
  • May 1

    7th Circuit Court of Appeals finds Article III Standing for P.F. Chang’s Plaintiff

    7th Circuit Court of Appeals finds Article III Standing for P.F. Chang’s Plaintiff
    On April 14, 2016, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit reinstated plaintiffs’ action against P.F. Chang’s restaurant chain that arose out of the well-reported breach of payment card information. The action was previously…
  • Apr 24

    Insurers: Assert Your Subrogation Right

    Insurers: Assert Your Subrogation Right
    The following column was first published in 2012. It is as fresh today as it was then. Its time to take it to heart. Rick It is axiomatic to say that insurance products evolve. Indeed, like virtually every organic structure, its development,…
  • Apr 13

    Fourth Circuit Rules GL Insurer Has Duty To Defend Data Breach Claim

    Fourth Circuit Rules GL Insurer Has Duty To Defend Data Breach Claim
    In a brief, unpublished decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed a ruling that Travelers must defend Portal Healthcare Solutions in an underlying lawsuit involving the disclosure of confidential medical records on…
Rank this Week: 647

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: 635

Share Lawyer’s Blog

Share Lawyer’s Blog

Covers long term or short term disability insurance law in Canada.

http://www.sharelawyers.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Ask A Lawyer: Independent Medical Evaluation

    Ask A Lawyer: Independent Medical Evaluation
    We speak to a lawyer from our team, and read them some questions from potential clients with Bipolar Disorder. Read more to find out about specific issues surrounding Bipolar Disorder and disabilities claims. Q: As a potential client…
  • Oct 18

    Navigating Disability with Mental Illne

    Navigating Disability with Mental Illne
    Applying for disability benefits is an overwhelming process, particularly for those suffering from mental illnesses. The uncertainty of the process combined with trying to prove an invisible disease to doubting insurance companies, leaves…
  • Oct 5

    Praise for Share Lawyers – Going Above and Beyond

    Praise for Share Lawyers – Going Above and Beyond
    Personal injury cases often settle prior to going to trial, through the process of Mediation. As a client, it’s important to understand this process in order to feel at ease with your involvement in the outcome of your case. Mona Kloss,…
Rank this Week: 1834

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    3D Kickstarter Counting Down

    3D Kickstarter Counting Down
    FoIB Fat Dragon Games' latest 3D DragonLock Kickstarter is winding down, and if you're even the least bit interested in cutting edge 3D printed game terrain (or think you some day might be), this is a must-have:"Snap-link dungeon terrain on…
  • Oct 18

    Cost Sharing Reductions: It's Not Sabotage. It's Not a Bailout: Part 2

    Cost Sharing Reductions: It's Not Sabotage. It's Not a Bailout: Part 2
    In Part 1, we learned the difference between subsidies and the much misunderstood CSR's, and why ending the latter isn't a bailout. Now we learn why it's also not "sabotage:"It's Not SabotageObviously if the Government won't pay their…
  • Oct 18

    Cost Sharing Reductions: It's Not Sabotage. It's Not a Bailout: Part 1

    Cost Sharing Reductions: It's Not Sabotage. It's Not a Bailout: Part 1
    Congress and the media are hyperventilating over the Trump Administration announcement that they will end Cost Sharing Reductions (CSR). The result is news feeds full of over-exaggeration, misrepresentation, blatant lies, and name calling.…
Rank this Week: 1558

Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

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

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
Rank this Week: 1858

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Provides updates, analysis and breaking news for commercial policyholders.

https://www.huntoninsurancerecoveryblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1657

New Jersey Insurance Coverage…

New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation

By Eugene Killian, Jr.

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

    Employment practices liability insurance and wage-and-hour claim

    Employment practices liability insurance and wage-and-hour claim
    When we started our law firm 22 years ago, a colleague gave me some very sage advice (which I guess came from bad experience):  Get your accounting straight from day one, and keep it straight.  To this day, whenever a fellow…
  • Sep 12

    Is Lloyd’s of London a racketeering enterprise?

    Is Lloyd’s of London a racketeering enterprise?
    I have a fair amount of experience in litigating coverage disputes under Lloyd’s of London policies. Let’s just say that, because of the labyrinthine structure of the organization (if it IS an “organization”), pursuing…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2555

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Covers disability insurance claim and bad faith information.

https://schwartzlawpc.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Necessary Steps to a Successful Long-Term Disability Claim

    Necessary Steps to a Successful Long-Term Disability Claim
    Policies Reviewed The first thing a competent lawyer must do in evaluating a potential long-term disability claim is discuss with you what type of insurance policy or policies you own. Do you have an individual or private long-term disability…
  • Oct 9

    Plant Company’s Growing Stock Ruined, Insurance Company Forced to Pay Claim

    Plant Company’s Growing Stock Ruined, Insurance Company Forced to Pay Claim
    A Michigan federal judge recently granted a large plant-growing company’s summary judgment motion in a case against its insurer over coverage for thousands of plants that died following a cooling system breakdown. Not surprisingly, the…
  • Oct 3

    $300 Million—Plus Ruling Favors NJ Transit Against Insurer—Words Matter!

    $300 Million—Plus Ruling Favors NJ Transit Against Insurer—Words Matter!
    In light of the recent hurricanes that have decimated parts of the United States, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, it is important to remember that ongoing battles that resulted from older natural disasters continue—in particular, from…
Rank this Week: 3815

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP…

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Blog

Covers employment law.

http://www.kdvlaw.com/news-resources/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 1876

Financial Institutions Legal…

Financial Institutions Legal Snapshot

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

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

    Municipality’s right to reclaim undeveloped property prescribes after three year

    Municipality’s right to reclaim undeveloped property prescribes after three year
    The appellant municipality sold vacant immovable property to the respondent company subject to the condition that if buildings of a certain value were not erected on the property within three years from the date of sale, ownership of the…
  • Oct 17

    Thirty year prescription on debt secured by a mortgage when summons issued

    Thirty year prescription on debt secured by a mortgage when summons issued
    A lender relied on a 30 year extinctive prescription period applicable to ‘any debts secured by a mortgage bond’ under section 11(a)(i) of the Prescription Action 1969 but failed because the mortgage bond was not valid at the…
  • Oct 16

    South African Health Products Regulatory Authority Board has been appointed

    South African Health Products Regulatory Authority Board has been appointed
    The Minister of Health has appointed the board members of the newly established South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA). This health agency is the successor to the Medicines Control Council (MCC) which for decades has been…
Rank this Week: 1610

Tennessee Disability and Life…

Tennessee Disability and Life Insurance Blog

Covers insurance law. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvilleinsurancelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2109

Life Insurance Law Blog

Life Insurance Law Blog

By Currin Compliance Services, LLC.

http://www.currincompliance.com/life-insurance-law-blog/
  • Oct 17

    Humor: It's all relative!

    Humor: It's all relative!
    This Investment News article’s headline about a regulatory attorney caught my eye:  “Giachetti adds humor to compliance.” At CCS, we talk about bringing humor to compliance all the time, but it isn’t easy. There…
  • Oct 13

    AICP Wrap-Up: Don’t Go Sleepless in Seattle – Hot Topics in Advertising

    AICP Wrap-Up: Don’t Go Sleepless in Seattle – Hot Topics in Advertising
    Another wonderful AICP National Conference is in the books! Seattle delivered with beautiful weather, and AICP delivered with great content, networking, and compliance insights.I was honored to be a part of a panel featuring Maureen Perry,…
  • Oct 11

    Where are they now?

    Where are they now?
    While at the AICP National Conference in Seattle last week, our booth was bustling with a stream of visitors looking for information and the latest Currin Compliance swag—often with stories of the adventures of their…
Rank this Week: 2211

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: 1845

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/
  • Oct 17

    A Few Bad Apple

    A Few Bad Apple
    In any line of work, there are always a few that embarrass the rest of the profession whether you are talking about lawyers, plumbers, car salesmen, contractors, teachers, accountants, etc.  Unfortunately, some of the bad apples tend to…
  • Sep 27

    Distracted Driving and Self-Driving Boat

    Distracted Driving and Self-Driving Boat
    As a driving community, we recognize distracted driving is dangerous and should be illegal, yet not only do we continue to do it but we also have the nerve to think we are good at it.  A recent study by Progressive Insurance Company…
  • Aug 28

    Put Your Cellphone Away While Crossing the Street Unless You Want To Get a Ticket

    Put Your Cellphone Away While Crossing the Street Unless You Want To Get a Ticket
    Some people can’t walk and chew gum at the same time, but Honolulu thinks too many people are bad at walking and texting.  The city has now passed legislation which outlaws pedestrians crossing the street while texting or otherwise…
Rank this Week: 1742

Policyholder Pulse

Policyholder Pulse

Covers insurance law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.policyholderpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 1681

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: 1731

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/
  • Oct 16

    SEAK Inc.’s 14th Annual Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference, Oct. 21-22, 2017

    SEAK Inc.’s 14th Annual Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference, Oct. 21-22, 2017
    SEAK, Inc.’s 14th Annual Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference will be held on October 21 -22, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.  The conference is intended for physicians looking to explore careers outside the clinical setting.…
  • Oct 9

    Attorney Ed Comitz Addresses Disability Insurance Issues Faced By Professional Athlete

    Attorney Ed Comitz Addresses Disability Insurance Issues Faced By Professional Athlete
    Ed Comitz was recently asked to speak at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law by Greenberg Traurig partner and local leading sports agent, Dana Hooper, to address the key issues that professional athletes and their agents may…
  • Oct 2

    Subjective Conditions Limitation Provision

    Subjective Conditions Limitation Provision
    In previous posts we’ve talked about mental health limitation provisions.  In this post, we are going to discuss a similar type of provision:  subjective symptom limitation provisions. What are Subjective Symptom…
Rank this Week: 2481

Disability Insurance Legal…

Disability Insurance Legal Resource

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

http://www.disabilitycounsel.net/blog/
  • Oct 16

    SEAK Inc.’s 14th Annual Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference, Oct. 21-22, 2017

    SEAK Inc.’s 14th Annual Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference, Oct. 21-22, 2017
    SEAK, Inc.’s 14th Annual Non-Clinical Careers for Physicians Conference will be held on October 21 -22, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.  The conference is intended for physicians looking to explore careers outside the clinical setting.…
  • Oct 9

    Attorney Ed Comitz Addresses Disability Insurance Issues Faced By Professional Athlete

    Attorney Ed Comitz Addresses Disability Insurance Issues Faced By Professional Athlete
    Ed Comitz was recently asked to speak at ASU’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law by Greenberg Traurig partner and local leading sports agent, Dana Hooper, to address the key issues that professional athletes and their agents may…
  • Oct 2

    Subjective Conditions Limitation Provision

    Subjective Conditions Limitation Provision
    In previous posts we’ve talked about mental health limitation provisions.  In this post, we are going to discuss a similar type of provision:  subjective symptom limitation provisions. What are Subjective Symptom…
Rank this Week: 1631

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
  • Oct 16

    Sinkholes Near Propane Storage Tanks Not Covered Loss, Federal Judge Rule

    Sinkholes Near Propane Storage Tanks Not Covered Loss, Federal Judge Rule
    HARRISBURG, Sept. 18 – A federal judge has ruled that a sinkhole collapse near the insured’s propane storage tanks was not a covered loss under the insured’s property policy, finding a flood exclusion in the policy applied.…
  • Oct 10

    RICO, Fraud Claims Properly Pled Against Insurer, Georgia Federal Judge Rule

    RICO, Fraud Claims Properly Pled Against Insurer, Georgia Federal Judge Rule
    COLUMBUS, Oct. 5 — Georgia’s bad faith statute does not preempt claims against an insurer for fraud or claims of violation of the Georgia Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), a federal judge has…
  • Sep 28

    Breaking: Pa. Supreme Court Rules Ill Will / Malice Not Required To Establish Bad Faith

    Breaking: Pa. Supreme Court Rules Ill Will / Malice Not Required To Establish Bad Faith
    PITTSBURGH, Sept. 28— The Pennsylvania Supreme Court declined to require a showing of intentional ill will or malice to establish  bad faith claims against insurers in Pennsylvania, calling such ill will merely a factor in the…
Rank this Week: 2005

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/
  • Oct 13

    Association Health Plans … Someday … Maybe

    Association Health Plans … Someday … Maybe
    The October 12, 2017 “Executive Order Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition Across the United States” gets things rolling, but this ball will have to roll up hill for months before it can roll downhill.  Here’s…
  • Oct 12

    ACA Transgender Accommodation Mandate?

    ACA Transgender Accommodation Mandate?
    Readers will recall our surprise that so much of the rule-making under ACA § 1557 addressed transgender issues.  We now have decisions from two federal district courts taking polar opposite positions on whether § 1557…
  • Sep 14

    “Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter”

    “Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter”
    That’s the title of a web page that employers may find helpful upon receipt of an IRS communication asserting liability for employer mandate taxes under Code § 4980H.  It should have an official notice (“CP”)…
Rank this Week: 2356

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/
Rank this Week: 4500

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    Recovering Compensation After a Pedestrian-Cyclist Accident

    Recovering Compensation After a Pedestrian-Cyclist Accident
    Not every accident on the road involves a car or truck. Some collisions are between pedestrians and cyclists, particularly in cities where biking to and from work is common. San Francisco sees its fair share of pedestrian-cyclist collisions,…
  • Oct 6

    Falls May be a Sign of Elder Abuse or Neglect

    Falls May be a Sign of Elder Abuse or Neglect
    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one in four people over the age of 65 years falls each year. Of these falls, one in five leads to a serious injury like a traumatic brain injury or a broken bone. In fact,…
  • Oct 4

    Can Landlords Charge Extra for Pets?

    Can Landlords Charge Extra for Pets?
    Based on a 2016 survey, the American Pet Products Association estimates that 6% of American households have a pet. Most of these individuals own cats and dogs. However, other common household pets includes fish, reptiles, and other small…
Rank this Week: 3531

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: 4375

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 10

    Surviving the Social Security Disability Applications Proce

    Surviving the Social Security Disability Applications Proce
    Many people are familiar with the red tape often associated with local, state and especially the federal government agencies. For instance, going to the Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) in Boston can take a long time and it can be an…
  • Sep 28

    The Benefits of Having A Lawyer for a Boston SSDI Case

    The Benefits of Having A Lawyer for a Boston SSDI Case
    When a claimant is disable and applies for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, they will typically submit an application, which will be denied.  The vast majority of all applications are denied.  At this point the…
  • Sep 18

    SSDI Wait Times in Boston

    SSDI Wait Times in Boston
    Applying for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits is often a long process.  According to a recent news article from the Memphis Daily News, the backlog of disability benefits cases is now up to 1 million. The waiting time…
Rank this Week: 2294

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/
  • Oct 10

    50%+ of Businesses Suffer Cyber Attack

    50%+ of Businesses Suffer Cyber Attack
    More than half of all US businesses have been hacked in the last year, and Cyber Risk Insurance  provides one important form of protection from cyber attacks. Costs associated with cyber incidents were significant for small and…
  • Oct 1

    New York Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500 – Another Update

    New York Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500 – Another Update
    New York Cybersecurity Regulation 23 NYCRR 500, the not so new cybersecurity regulation in New York, is in effect and applies to all New York licensed insurance agencies and agents, both resident and non-resident. 
  • Sep 26

    Sale & Tail – An Update on Tail Coverage

    Sale & Tail – An Update on Tail Coverage
    The Insurance Agents/Brokers E&O Standalone Tail market is very active, providing flexible terms and competitive pricing. These Standalone Tail options are provided by other insurers separate from the expiring policy, can be customized…
Rank this Week: 1557

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: 1730

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

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

http://www.businessinsuranceattorney.com/
  • Oct 4

    An unusual case before Maryland insurance regulator

    An unusual case before Maryland insurance regulator
    Here’s a recent article on an unusual case in which I am representing a young investment advisor whose advisory license was taken away by state regulators earlier this spring. What makes the case so unusual is that the gentleman in…
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1741

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: 2562

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/
  • Oct 4

    Group Health Plan Audit Requirements: Who do you trust?

    Group Health Plan Audit Requirements: Who do you trust?
    Is a self-funded group health plan with more than 100 participants required to have an annual audit? There seems to be a difference of opinion among professionals on this question. Let’s start  with the rules on group health plans…
  • Sep 7

    SIMPLE vs. 401(k): November 1 Deadline Approaching

    SIMPLE vs. 401(k): November 1 Deadline Approaching
    Tax planning as in life can be a series of trade-offs. Whether to have a SIMPLE-IRA vs. a 401(k) plan is one of those trade-offs. And if you currently have a SIMPLE-IRA and want to change to 401(k), then you’ve got a November 1,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4072

Insurance Class Actions Insider

Insurance Class Actions Insider

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

http://www.insuranceclassactions.com/
  • Oct 3

    Oral Argument in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis: Class Action Waivers in Employment Agreement

    Oral Argument in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis: Class Action Waivers in Employment Agreement
    The Supreme Court began its new Term yesterday with oral arguments in cases involving whether arbitration agreements permitting only individual (non-class) arbitrations are enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act, or prohibited by the…
  • Sep 28

    Labor Depreciation Class Action: New Eighth Circuit Decision

    Labor Depreciation Class Action: New Eighth Circuit Decision
    This week the Eighth Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in a class action against State Farm involving the “labor depreciation” issue that I have covered extensively on this blog (see my August 14 post and others). State…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2865

New Jersey Insurance Blog

New Jersey Insurance Blog

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

http://njinsuranceblog.com
  • Oct 1

    I Feel the Earth Move: Subsidence Exclusion Bars Coverage

    I Feel the Earth Move: Subsidence Exclusion Bars Coverage
    Insurance policies commonly contain an exclusion for losses caused by “earth movement” or “subsidence.”  Such exclusions typically exclude coverage for losses caused by earthquakes, landslides, mudflows, and earth…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2516

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

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

http://www.insurerereport.com/
Rank this Week: 2237

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/
  • Sep 27

    Ice vs Water

    Ice vs Water
    The courts in Dukich vs.Illinois Worker’s Compensation Commission recently misapplied, in my opinion, the law, as it applies to falls on premises. The losses previously been that wherever there is a fall on premises, so long as it…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3367

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/
Rank this Week: 4030

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: 1811

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: 4058

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3329