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Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP…

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Blog

Covers employment law.

http://www.kdvlaw.com/news-resources/category/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Updates to Pennsylvania Legal Malpractice

    Updates to Pennsylvania Legal Malpractice
    by Christopher J. Tellner Lawyers Beware Of What You Represent About Those You Represent Counsel, beware when making representations. The Pennsylvania Superior Court once again confirmed that professionals who provide information meant…
  • Oct 20

    Scott Miller Attending Construction Risk Conference

    Scott Miller Attending Construction Risk Conference
    The IRMI Construction Risk Conference (CRC) brings nearly 2,000 leading project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, insurers, and insurance agents and brokers together to explore and share state-of-the-art ideas and…
  • Oct 20

    2017 CLM & Business Insurance Construction Conference

    2017 CLM & Business Insurance Construction Conference
    Scott Miller, Partner & Chairperson of KDV’s Construction Accident Practice Group, recently attended the CLM Business Insurance Construction Conference. The CLM and Business Insurance Construction Conference covers all…
Rank this Week: 1824

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: 1770

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    Dragonlock 3 Kickstarter Counting Down

    Dragonlock 3 Kickstarter Counting Down
    If you're a gamer you need to at least take a look at this, especially if you're even thinking about making the move to 3D printing.FoIB Fat Dragon Games has pulled out all the stops: cutting edge designs, outstanding stretch rewards and…
  • Oct 22

    Shaking the Faith

    Shaking the Faith
    As pointed out in several posts on this blog, sometimes the Christian Health Care Sharing Ministries have thorns.Skyrocketing Obamacare premiums (which were not supposed to happen) have left far too many people seeking shelter from the storm…
  • Oct 22

    Making Strides: Lagniappe and Gratitude

    Making Strides: Lagniappe and Gratitude
    Well that was a great time: Yesterday was our Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. Thanks to the generous contributions of our friends and family, I was privileged to raise over $1,000.Collectively, our team raised over $3,600, and came…
Rank this Week: 812

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Provides updates, analysis and breaking news for commercial policyholders.

https://www.huntoninsurancerecoveryblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Bloomberg Law Launches Cyber Insurance Suite Authored By Hunton Attorney

    Bloomberg Law Launches Cyber Insurance Suite Authored By Hunton Attorney
    Last week Bloomberg Law launched an online “cyber insurance suite” authored by Hunton attorneys, Walter J. Andrews, Sergio F. Oehninger, and Patrick M. McDermott. The online suite, available here and to Bloomberg subscribers,…
  • Oct 20

    Government investigations can be expensive…

    Government investigations can be expensive endeavors for businesses. The availability of insurance coverage, which may help reduce those costs, can turn on whether the government investigation qualifies as a “claim” under the…
  • Oct 20

    Excess Insurer Must Stay In Cyber Insurance Case

    Excess Insurer Must Stay In Cyber Insurance Case
    A California state court recently rejected an excess insurer’s attempt at an early exit from litigation over whether it owes coverage for cyber liabilities. In that case (previously summarized here), the policyholder, Cottage Health,…
Rank this Week: 1648

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 23

    The Fine Art Of Deciding Not To Settle Within Policy Limits: Part Two

    The Fine Art Of Deciding Not To Settle Within Policy Limits: Part Two
    In Part One of this post, we examined a hypothetical time-limit settlement demand against an insured for policy limits,  and contemplated the decision not to pay the demand.  In Part Two, we examine the specifics behind an…
  • Oct 20

    The Fine Art Of Deciding Not To Settle Within Policy Limits: Part One

    The Fine Art Of Deciding Not To Settle Within Policy Limits: Part One
    The Problem You are defending your insured in a motor vehicle case with a $300,000.00 policy limit.  The Plaintiff’s injuries are fairly severe (several fractures and a hospital stay) and there is some work loss and other…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 1987

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 23

    How is Bipolar Disorder Depicted in Pop Culture?

    How is Bipolar Disorder Depicted in Pop Culture?
    When we see a celebrity acting erratically over a significant period of time, the media is usually quick to assume that they are suffering from Bipolar disorder. Although it is only speculation, the negative portrayal of the disorder seeps…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1774

Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

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

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
Rank this Week: 1806

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Oct 22

    Insurance Catastrophe Claims Often Deserve a Second Opinion and Possibly a Legal Opinion

    Insurance Catastrophe Claims Often Deserve a Second Opinion and Possibly a Legal Opinion
    Barry Zalma recently wrote an excellent article, Claims in a Catastrophe, in the The CPA Journal. Zalma is a very experienced property insurance attorney. He is a prolific writer of articles and books involving property insurance claims. To…
  • Oct 21

    Important Claims Handling Deadlines in Puerto Rico

    Important Claims Handling Deadlines in Puerto Rico
    Earlier this month, Ashley Harris discussed the Puerto Rico Unfair Claim Adjustment Practices or Actions statute (26 L.P.R.A. § 2716a) in Is the Insurance Company Adjusting Your Claim Fairly in Puerto Rico? In addition, some important…
  • Oct 20

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – Arizona

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – Arizona
    As we continue our state-by-state tour of claim handling guidelines we now visit Arizona. Arizona requires that insurance carriers acknowledge receipt of a claim within 10 working days of the claim being initiated.1 The carrier must also…
Rank this Week: 395

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 22

    October in Seoul

    October in Seoul
    The D&O Diary’s Asian assignment continued last week with a stop in Seoul, South Korea’s capital city. This was my first visit to Seoul. Turns out, Seoul is a big, amazing city. It is larger than either New York or London and…
  • Oct 19

    Tokyo

    Tokyo
    The D&O Diary is on assignment in Asia this week, with the first stop for meetings in Tokyo, Japan’s capital city. Tokyo is such an amazing place. With a population of 13.8 million in the city itself and a total of 37.8 million in…
  • 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+.…
Rank this Week: 372

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 22

    Homeowners Policies And Flood Insurance Awarene

    Homeowners Policies And Flood Insurance Awarene
    The Houston Chronicle ran a story of September 20, 2017, that all homeowners need to read.  It is titled “Flooded Houston Homeowners Might Have Been Spared Ruin — But Only If They Read The Fine Print.” 25 words of a…
  • Oct 21

    Life Insurance – 2 Year Incontestability Clause

    Life Insurance – 2 Year Incontestability Clause
    Fort Worth insurance lawyers need to be aware of a life insurance policy’s incontestability clause. All life insurance policies must contain an incontestability clause, which is a provision  that the policy will be incontestable…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4637

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: 1234

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

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

    Homeowners’ Basic Rights and Responsibilities After a Wildfire

    Homeowners’ Basic Rights and Responsibilities After a Wildfire
    The U.S. has experienced significant damage due to wildfires this year. Sonoma County, California, is the latest area to be devastated. As of the morning of Oct. 18, the wildfires that began in the region on Oct. 8 had covered hundreds of…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 3423

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: 2475

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: 2512

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: 2488

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: 3885

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: 1523

Tennessee Disability and Life…

Tennessee Disability and Life Insurance Blog

Covers insurance law. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvilleinsurancelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2047

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: 2144

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: 1662

Policyholder Pulse

Policyholder Pulse

Covers insurance law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.policyholderpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 1655

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: 1714

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: 2474

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: 1560

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: 2970

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: 2301

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: 3827

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: 4392

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: 2243

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: 813

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: 1716

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: 1664

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: 4162

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: 2850

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…
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The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

The Insurance & Reinsurance Report

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

http://www.insurerereport.com/
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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…
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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/
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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: 1741

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: 4148

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
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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/
  • Sep 12

    When The Party Is Over For A Party Wall

    When The Party Is Over For A Party Wall
    A recent case from Supreme Court, New York County, clarifies a limit to the rights of a property owner that shares a party wall with a neighbor who redevelops its site without relying on the party wall. The post When The Party Is Over For A…
  • Jul 24

    Willful Exaggeration Standard Remains High

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

    Recovery Pitfalls In Home Improvement Dispute

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

Grimshaw Blog

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

http://www.grimshaw.co.nz/news-resources/
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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/
  • Aug 31

    The Interest Rate Dance

    The Interest Rate Dance
    August 31, 2017 – Ever since the global financial near-apocalypse of 2009 caused everybody everywhere to rethink everything we thought we knew about money, saving, the market, investing, et cetera, I’ve noticed a pattern here in…
  • Aug 21

    Future Income Balancing Act

    Future Income Balancing Act
    August 21, 2017 – A lot of people pretend to know a lot about retirement income planning. But few are truly as knowledgeable on the subject as Dr. Wade Pfau, Professor of Retirement Income at The American College and retirement…
  • May 22

    Warren Buffett Talks Structured Settlement

    Warren Buffett Talks Structured Settlement
    Berkshire Hathaway’s 2017 Annual Meeting Excerpt  Warren Buffett Knows (and Likes) Structured Settlements   May 22, 2017 – Earlier this month, attendees of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.’s Annual Meeting witnessed…
Rank this Week: 645

Michigan Longterm Disability…

Michigan Longterm Disability Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michiganlongtermdisabilityinsurancelawyer.com/
  • Aug 31

    CIGNA reverses LTD denial decision for RN with low back pain

    CIGNA reverses LTD denial decision for RN with low back pain
    SMDA recently convinced  LTD insurer Cigna to overturn its claims denial decision for a registered nurse who developed significant low back pain that prevented her from performing her own occupation.  Our client had degenerative…
  • Jun 28

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

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

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

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