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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/
Rank this Week: 42

Life Insurance Law Blog

Life Insurance Law Blog

By Currin Compliance Services, LLC.

http://www.currincompliance.com/life-insurance-law-blog/
  • Jun 20

    Confused about designing annuities in NY?

    Confused about designing annuities in NY?
    If the answer is yes, then our Demystifying NYS Annuity Nonforfeiture course is your go-to source. This course will teach you everything you need to know about NYS nonforfeiture law and what you need to do to design a product that…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1130

Bryant Legal Group PC News &…

Bryant Legal Group PC News & Resources

Covers insurance benefits and claims.

http://www.bryantlg.com/news-resources/
  • Jun 20

    Automatic Eligibility for Disability Benefit

    Automatic Eligibility for Disability Benefit
    In the private disability insurance context — in Illinois and elsewhere — insurers will often deny legitimate disability claims on the basis that the policyholder’s condition is not actually disabling in accordance with the…
  • Jun 19

    Seventh Circuit: “Unfortunate Circumstances” Not Enough to Warrant Pension Payments to Deceased Worker’s Daughter

    Seventh Circuit: “Unfortunate Circumstances” Not Enough to Warrant Pension Payments to Deceased Worker’s Daughter
    By: Andrew B. Bryant Mother Died Three Days Before Pension Payments Would Have Vested With Daughter In a truly unfortunate set of circumstances, a woman who worked for 37 years at a Wisconsin children’s hospital passed away three days…
  • May 30

    Common Disputes in Short-Term Disability Insurance

    Common Disputes in Short-Term Disability Insurance
    Short-term disability insurance provides temporary wage replacement benefits in the event that you are suffering from a disabling condition, though the benefits apply for a very limited period of time — in most cases, short-term…
Rank this Week: 2014

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 20

    You, Your Money, and Nursing Home

    You, Your Money, and Nursing Home
    Allison Bell is one of my very favorite insurance journalists, and we've quoted her work quite often. Her articles are typically first-rate: understandable, accurate and complete.You just knew there'd be a "but" here, didn't you?Recently, she…
  • Jun 19

    MVNHS© in Three Act

    MVNHS© in Three Act
    ■ What's it all about, Alfie?The Much Vaunted National Health System© is famous for its enthusiasm for infanticide, the most recent example of which would be the Baby Alfie Evans case. We noted at the time that, as usual, this…
  • Jun 18

    Kid's a major liability

    Kid's a major liability
    You've likely read by now about the young lad, attending a wedding reception replete with expensive (and apparently fragile) art work, who (apparently accidentally) knocked over a priceless glass statue.Well, not "priceless," exactly, more…
Rank this Week: 319

Policyholder Pulse

Policyholder Pulse

Covers insurance law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.policyholderpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 332

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/
  • Jun 20

    Perspectives on the ALI Restatement: The Plain Meaning Presumption

    Perspectives on the ALI Restatement: The Plain Meaning Presumption
    The American Law Institute (ALI) voted to approve the Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance (Restatement) at its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, with sections of the Restatement being debated until the final vote.[1] The…
  • Jun 12

    Perspectives on the ALI Restatement: the Plain Meaning Presumption

    Perspectives on the ALI Restatement: the Plain Meaning Presumption
    The American Law Institute (ALI) voted to approve the Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance (RLLI) at its annual meeting on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, with sections of the RLLI being debated until the final vote.[1]  The ALI’s…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4097

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Willoughby Brod, LLP.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Health Hazards are Not the Only Possible Habitability Issues, but They are the Most Seriou

    Health Hazards are Not the Only Possible Habitability Issues, but They are the Most Seriou
    California law requires that landlords make residential rental properties habitable, that is, livable for tenants. In other words, the landlords must ensure that rented houses and apartments are safe.  The sections of California law that…
  • Jun 12

    California Nursing Home Faces Lawsuit After Evicting Patient Without Giving Advance Notice

    California Nursing Home Faces Lawsuit After Evicting Patient Without Giving Advance Notice
    Title 22 specifies the standards according to which California nursing homes must adhere. Many of the standards aim to preserve the patient’s level of health and independence, even when it means more work for the nursing home staff. For…
  • Jun 7

    Bed Bugs can Mean Big Bucks in California Habitability Lawsuit

    Bed Bugs can Mean Big Bucks in California Habitability Lawsuit
    Why are people so afraid of bed bugs? Unlike mosquitoes, bed bugs cannot transmit malaria.  Unlike termites, bed bugs cannot destroy the wooden structures in your house. Unlike bees, bed bugs do not transmit deadly venom. Despite the…
Rank this Week: 3371

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jun 20

    Why Late Notice Cases Bother Me

    Why Late Notice Cases Bother Me
    Claims made insurance policies provide coverage for claims first made during the policy period. So if the claim is made during the policy period, there’s coverage, right? Not so fast; there’s a catch. Under most claims made…
  • Jun 17

    A Q&A on Wage & Hour Insurance

    A Q&A on Wage & Hour Insurance
    My recent post about wage and hour exposure and insurance triggered an email exchange with one of the blog’s readers, Machua Millett, who is the Chief Innovation Officer for the financial and professional unit (FINPRO) at Marsh.…
  • Jun 13

    Is a Digital Coin that Functions as a Medium of Exchange a “Security”?

    Is a Digital Coin that Functions as a Medium of Exchange a “Security”?
    One of the cutting-edge legal issues – one that is raised in a number of pending securities class action lawsuits – is the question of whether cryptocurrencies are “securities” and therefore required to be registered…
Rank this Week: 379

Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

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

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
Rank this Week: 1784

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Jun 19

    FEMA Provides Guidance on the Loss Settlement Provision of the SFIP

    FEMA Provides Guidance on the Loss Settlement Provision of the SFIP
    In Write Your Own (WYO) Bulletin W-18009, FEMA recently clarified Bulletin W-14058. Bulletin W-14058 addresses the Loss Settlement Provision of the Standard Flood Insurance Policy (SFIP). In W-18009, FEMA provided additional clarification on…
  • Jun 18

    Texas Insurance Appraisal: Who is Grading Insurance Company Papers and the Policies They Sell?

    Texas Insurance Appraisal: Who is Grading Insurance Company Papers and the Policies They Sell?
    It is no secret that there are problems with the appraisal process. The ever-growing issues with appraisal include, but certainly are not limited to, exorbitant expenses pushed onto policyholders and insurance companies, gamesmanship, and the…
  • Jun 16

    Post-Menchaca: Is the Independent Injury Rule Dead or Alive?

    Post-Menchaca: Is the Independent Injury Rule Dead or Alive?
    Having undertaken to write about “all things Menchaca,” this month is a review of five cases post-Menchaca which contradict one another in deciding whether the independent injury rule is dead or alive. Looking at the first set of…
Rank this Week: 3118

Financial Institutions Legal…

Financial Institutions Legal Snapshot

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

http://www.financialinstitutionslegalsnapshot.com/
  • Jun 19

    Action over stolen trade secrets does not fall under defamation cover (US)

    Action over stolen trade secrets does not fall under defamation cover (US)
    A US company was sued for misappropriating trade secrets relating to a medical device and poaching a number of employees. The company was insured in terms of an advertising and personal injury section of its commercial general liability…
  • Jun 19

    Scope of arbitration clause (UK)

    Scope of arbitration clause (UK)
    The UK Chancery Division held that an arbitration clause relating to any dispute regarding a contractual undertaking to renegotiate port licensing conditions in the event of ‘any major physical or financial change in circumstances…
  • Jun 19

    Informed Consent Principles (UK)

    Informed Consent Principles (UK)
    The English Court of Appeal in a June 2018 judgment confirmed the principles relating to informed consent in medical malpractice claims. A woman had been suffering painful, heavy periods and lower back pain, for which she sought medical…
Rank this Week: 2544

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: 769

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Provides updates, analysis and breaking news for commercial policyholders.

https://www.huntoninsurancerecoveryblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1882

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/
  • Jun 19

    ERISA – What Happens If They Do You Wrong?

    ERISA – What Happens If They Do You Wrong?
    Lawyers handling Employee Retirement Income Act (ERISA) cases will tell you that the answer to the above question is … nothing happens. Generally, the United States Supreme Court has not allowed any remedy that is not clearly expressed…
  • Jun 17

    ERISA Regulation

    ERISA Regulation
    The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) is governed by federal statutes. The claims procedures originate from 29 U.S.C., Section 1133 and 1135.  Section 1133(1) requires that a carrier or claims administrator provide adequate…
  • Jun 16

    ERISA Issue

    ERISA Issue
    Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) issues can be more onerous than most people can imagine. Most people who get their insurance from work do not think about it except the the extent of how much it costs, the extent of coverage,…
Rank this Week: 992

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/
  • Jun 18

    Can You Remain Anonymous in a Lawsuit Against Your Insurer?

    Can You Remain Anonymous in a Lawsuit Against Your Insurer?
    If your disability claim has been denied or your disability benefits have been terminated, you may be considering filing a lawsuit against your disability insurer, and may be wondering if you have to publicly disclose your name and…
  • Jun 18

    Can You Remain Anonymous in a Lawsuit Against Your Insurer?

    Can You Remain Anonymous in a Lawsuit Against Your Insurer?
    If your disability claim has been denied or your disability benefits have been terminated, you may be considering filing a lawsuit against your disability insurer, and may be wondering if you have to publicly disclose your name and…
  • Jun 4

    Do You Have the “Own Occupation” Coverage You Think You Have?

    Do You Have the “Own Occupation” Coverage You Think You Have?
    Most physicians and dentists know that they should purchase an “own occupation” policy that provides benefits if they are no longer able to practice in their profession. True own occupation policies pay benefits if the…
Rank this Week: 281

Disability Insurance Legal…

Disability Insurance Legal Resource

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

http://www.disabilitycounsel.net/blog/
  • Jun 18

    Can You Remain Anonymous in a Lawsuit Against Your Insurer?

    Can You Remain Anonymous in a Lawsuit Against Your Insurer?
    If your disability claim has been denied or your disability benefits have been terminated, you may be considering filing a lawsuit against your disability insurer, and may be wondering if you have to publicly disclose your name and…
  • Jun 18

    Can You Remain Anonymous in a Lawsuit Against Your Insurer?

    Can You Remain Anonymous in a Lawsuit Against Your Insurer?
    If your disability claim has been denied or your disability benefits have been terminated, you may be considering filing a lawsuit against your disability insurer, and may be wondering if you have to publicly disclose your name and…
  • Jun 4

    Do You Have the “Own Occupation” Coverage You Think You Have?

    Do You Have the “Own Occupation” Coverage You Think You Have?
    Most physicians and dentists know that they should purchase an “own occupation” policy that provides benefits if they are no longer able to practice in their profession. True own occupation policies pay benefits if the…
Rank this Week: 2575

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: 2633

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 18

    Understanding Social Security Administration’s Rules on Being Disabled

    Understanding Social Security Administration’s Rules on Being Disabled
    Many people suffer from one or more medical conditions that make it very difficult if not impossible for them to keep their current job. In many cases, even going back to any similar type of work is problematic.  When this occurs, a…
  • May 27

    Going to Back to Work on Social Security Disability Program

    Going to Back to Work on Social Security Disability Program
    Contrary to conventional wisdom of many in politic, the clear majority of those who are disabled are not sitting at home collecting a check when they could be working. It is really quite hard to prove to Social Security Administration (SSA),…
  • Apr 6

    Social Security Administration to Receive Funding to Clear Backlog of Claims in Boston

    Social Security Administration to Receive Funding to Clear Backlog of Claims in Boston
    Getting approved for Social Security in Boston is no easy process. It is also not a quick process.  The first thing any prospective claimant must do is to file an initial application with the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA).…
Rank this Week: 1197

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: 3119

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: 2705

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: 2452

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP…

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Blog

Covers employment law.

http://www.kdvlaw.com/news-resources/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 1799

Tennessee Disability and Life…

Tennessee Disability and Life Insurance Blog

Covers insurance law. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvilleinsurancelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1920

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: 873

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/
  • Jun 13

    Grammar! How verb tense won a health insurance lawsuit!

    Grammar! How verb tense won a health insurance lawsuit!
    Many “trial lawyers”  crow about how much money they make for themselves and their clients.  We’re not of that ilk. Every case is important to the client, and for us. Let me tell you about a recent case of ours…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 4455

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

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

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 13

    Your Facebook page reveals otherwise

    Your Facebook page reveals otherwise
    A few moons ago, I blogged about use of Facebook in civil litigation.  In the following years, the use of Facebook in litigation has grown exponentially with the dynamic growth of active Facebook users now exceeding  2.19…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1014

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: 3319

Canadian Insurance Blog

Canadian Insurance Blog

By Mike Thomas.

http://insuranceblog.harpergrey.com/canadian-insurance-law/
Rank this Week: 4126

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: 994

Arizona Bad Faith Blawg

Arizona Bad Faith Blawg

Covers bad faith insurance law cases in Arizona. By Nathan D. Meyer.

http://arizonabadfaithblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2068

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

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

http://www.insurerereport.com/
  • Jun 8

    A Subpoena May Be a Claim if the Insured says It I

    A Subpoena May Be a Claim if the Insured says It I
    Whether or not there is coverage under a D&O Policy to pay for expenses incurred responding to a governmental subpoena is a recurring question that nets an inconsistent answer from courts around the country. While the question is often…
  • Jun 5

    Property Damage Repairs Prior to Notice of Loss to Insurer Forfeits Coverage

    Property Damage Repairs Prior to Notice of Loss to Insurer Forfeits Coverage
    A recent Florida appellate opinion gives more teeth to repercussions for failing to give timely notice of a property damage loss to an insurer. In De la Rosa v. Florida Peninsula Insurance Company, 2018 WL 2246781 (Fla. 4th DCA 2018), a…
  • May 29

    Landers and Restoring Time for Appraisal

    Landers and Restoring Time for Appraisal
    Troy Beecher, an experienced insurance coverage attorney in Goldberg Segalla’s Orlando office, scrutinizes a recent decision from a Florida District Court of Appeal, Landers v. State Farm Florida Insurance Company, which…
Rank this Week: 1149

Social Security Disability Lawyer…

Social Security Disability Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.socialsecuritydisabilitylawyerblog.net/
  • Jun 5

    The Importance of Maine Medicaid Expansion for the Disabled

    The Importance of Maine Medicaid Expansion for the Disabled
    On November 7, 2017, the State of Maine citizenry went to the ballot box and passed the Question 2 ballot initiative calling for expansion of Medicaid.   The ballot initiative called for the state “to provide Medicaid through…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 919

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/
  • Jun 4

    The Hidden Dangers of Many Church Van

    The Hidden Dangers of Many Church Van
    Summer is a popular time for church retreats, which can be a wonderful time for a church community to gather, bond, plan, have a great time, etc.  Unfortunately, actually getting to the retreat can be very dangerous if your church is…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2668

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/
  • Jun 1

    Recent Case Law Suggests That The Impact of the Prompt Payment Act May Be Limited

    Recent Case Law Suggests That The Impact of the Prompt Payment Act May Be Limited
    When the New York Prompt Payment Act (“PPA”) was first enacted (effective 1/14/2003), many believed that it would have a major impact on the payment process in the construction industry. That has not been the case. United States…
  • Jan 3

    Varying Interpretations of Lien Law Section 3’s Consent Requirement

    Varying Interpretations of Lien Law Section 3’s Consent Requirement
    Last September, the New York Court of Appeals granted a motion for leave to appeal the Fourth Department’s decision in Ferrera v. Peaches Café LLC, 138 A.D.3d 1391, 30 N.Y.S.3d 765 (4th Dep’t 2016). In Peaches, the Fourth…
  • Oct 27

    How Contract Drafting Effects the Establishment of a Lien Fund

    How Contract Drafting Effects the Establishment of a Lien Fund
    According to the New York Lien Law, a mechanic’s lienor who is a subcontractor may only recover on its lien claim if it can establish there is a Lien Fund. That means the lienor must establish that funds were due and owing from the…
Rank this Week: 2523

Share Lawyer’s Blog

Share Lawyer’s Blog

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

http://www.sharelawyers.com/blog/
  • Jun 1

    Industrial Alliance Denies LTD Claim of Project Manager

    Industrial Alliance Denies LTD Claim of Project Manager
    If you are a project manager covered under Industrial Alliance whose claim for long term disability benefits has been denied, here a few things that you might find helpful: • The fact that your claim has been denied does not mean that…
  • Jun 1

    Ask A Lawyer: Frequent and Common Questions About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    Ask A Lawyer: Frequent and Common Questions About Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
    Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a long term illness that affects your ability to function with a constant feeling of being tired, pain, digestive problems, and problems focusing. (This condition is also known as systemic exertion intolerance…
  • Jun 1

    Tips To Help You Feel Rested

    Tips To Help You Feel Rested
    The exact causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is still unknown, although there are various theories about where the condition stems from. For those suffering from CFS, the cycle of constant fatigue and restless sleep can be a daunting…
Rank this Week: 2681

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: 2173

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Covers disability insurance claim and bad faith information.

https://schwartzlawpc.com/blog/
  • May 30

    MetLife Told By Federal Appeals Court To Pay AD&D Claim

    MetLife Told By Federal Appeals Court To Pay AD&D Claim
    After losing his leg due to a car accident, Mr. Dowdy filed a claim for benefits under a group coverage accidental death and dismemberment policy he received as a benefit of his employment. The group insurance policy, underwritten by…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 4532

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 29

    What is Social Engineering Fraud?

    What is Social Engineering Fraud?
    Social engineering fraud is a significant and growing threat for most businesses, along with ransomware, and some recent variations are proving sophisticated and costly. Comprehensive Cyber Risk Insurance is an important protection, but…
  • 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.
Rank this Week: 318

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 29

    New “Medical Device Safety Action Plan” Intended to Modernize FDA’s Approach to Device Safety

    New “Medical Device Safety Action Plan” Intended to Modernize FDA’s Approach to Device Safety
    In April, the FDA released its “Medical Device Safety Action Plan,” a short to mid-term vision for increasing the safety of medical devices.  In it, the FDA acknowledges that enhancements and changes in its approach to device…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3918

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: 2404

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: 1549

Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

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

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 384

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: 2466

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: 3700

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: 790