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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: 4411

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Feb 22

    SEC Releases Cybersecurity Disclosure Guidance

    SEC Releases Cybersecurity Disclosure Guidance
    After a bit of last-minute drama, the SEC on Wednesday issued its guidance for public company cybersecurity disclosures. The Commission’s guidance document emphasizes companies’ disclosure obligations under existing law and…
  • Feb 21

    U.S. Supreme Court Adopts Narrow View of Who Can Rely on Dodd-Frank Act’s Anti-Retaliation Protection

    U.S. Supreme Court Adopts Narrow View of Who Can Rely on Dodd-Frank Act’s Anti-Retaliation Protection
    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on February 21, 2018 that the Dodd-Frank Act’s anti-retaliation provisions protect only whistleblowers that make a report to the SEC, and do not apply to whistleblowers who report internally. The…
  • Feb 20

    Company Capitalizing on Blockchain Mania Draws Securities Suit

    Company Capitalizing on Blockchain Mania Draws Securities Suit
    One of the most distinct phenomena at the peak of the Internet bubble in the late 90s was the way that so many otherwise entirely ordinary companies added “dot com” to their names to try to cash in on the frenzy. It now looks as…
Rank this Week: 539

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: 526

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/
  • Feb 22

    The March 1 Deadline for NY DFS Cyber Compliance: One Week to Go!

    The March 1 Deadline for NY DFS Cyber Compliance: One Week to Go!
    As we reported here, March 1, 2018 brings a new transition date, with a new set of compliance obligations for Covered Entities subject to the Cybersecurity Regulation of the New York Department of Financial Services.
  • Feb 22

    NAIC Holds Public Hearing on Reinsurance Collateral Provisions of Covered Agreement

    NAIC Holds Public Hearing on Reinsurance Collateral Provisions of Covered Agreement
    On February 20, 2018, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) held a public hearing on the reinsurance collateral provisions of the Bilateral Agreement between the United States of America and the European Union on…
  • Feb 15

    NY DFS Cybersecurity Compliance Certificate Required Today; Additional Requirements Looming

    NY DFS Cybersecurity Compliance Certificate Required Today; Additional Requirements Looming
    As previously warned here, February 15, 2018 is the first annual deadline for individuals and companies licensed or otherwise authorized under the New York Insurance, Banking and Financial Services laws (defined as Covered Entities) to…
Rank this Week: 4015

Policyholder Pulse

Policyholder Pulse

Covers insurance law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.policyholderpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 2384

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/
  • Feb 22

    Avoiding Medication Errors – Patient Safety

    Avoiding Medication Errors – Patient Safety
    Avoid medication errors by following these simple steps.
  • Feb 12

    Car Accident Risks: How Much Sleep Did You Get Last Night?

    Car Accident Risks: How Much Sleep Did You Get Last Night?
    Do you like to stay up late binge-watching Netflix?   Does your FOMO result in you getting only a few hours of sleep?  Does work stress and anxiety leave you tossing and turning?  If these things or anything else is…
  • Feb 1

    Safer Driving in Williamson County: Two Initiatives Underway

    Safer Driving in Williamson County: Two Initiatives Underway
    Last year, the number of car crash deaths in Williamson County nearly doubled.  In 2016, there were 13 car crash deaths and in 2017 it increased to 25.  A fifth of all crashes in Williamson County are caused by a distracted…
Rank this Week: 1797

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/
  • Feb 22

    Provisions Of Health Insurance Policie

    Provisions Of Health Insurance Policie
    Pursuant to the Texas Insurance Code, Section 1251.101, group accident, health, and accident and health insurance policies must contain several prescribed provisions that include the following:  premiums due must be remitted on or before…
  • Feb 20

    Insurance Policie

    Insurance Policie
    According to the Fort Worth Court of Appeals opinion from 1995, styled, Truck Insurance Exchange v. Musick, insurance policies are normally issued on standard forms containing terms drafted by the insurance company. Keep in mind that Texas…
  • Feb 18

    The Purposes Of Requiring An Insurable Interest

    The Purposes Of Requiring An Insurable Interest
    Without an insurable interest, an insurance contract is a gambling contract, and gambling contracts cannot legally be enforced.  For example, David cannot insure Paul’s house in which David has no insurable interest, betting…
Rank this Week: 710

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    Tacos, Tequila and (Medical) Tourism

    Tacos, Tequila and (Medical) Tourism
    Medical Tourism has been a frequent topic here at IB, so this tweet from FoIB Dr Kris Held caught my eye:Yesterday I saw a precious lady patient who suffers with severe pain from rheumatoid arthritis.She told me she had to seek care just…
  • Feb 20

    "Skimpy" Insurance

    "Skimpy" Insurance
    Tomayto, tomahto. From CMS Secretary Seema Verma:Our proposed STLD rule would allow insurers to sell a flexible and short-term insurance product to consumers and extend coverage up to 12 months. The current allowance is no more than three…
  • Feb 19

    Monday Morning LinkFest

    Monday Morning LinkFest
    ■ Interesting story about the (perhaps not so precious) Much Vaunted National Health System©, courtesy of co-blogger Mike:"[Prime Minister Teresa] May spoke of the importance of “taking a balanced approach to government…
Rank this Week: 306

Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

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

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
Rank this Week: 1671

Property Insurance Coverage Law…

Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers property insurance coverage matters. By Merlin Law Group.

http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/
  • Feb 21

    Denied Homeowners Insurance or Have a High Premium? This Might Be Why

    Denied Homeowners Insurance or Have a High Premium? This Might Be Why
    One of the first steps in buying a new home is obtaining homeowners insurance. Lenders will not close on a home unless it is insured. Unfortunately, homeowners sometimes discover that their new home does not qualify for standard insurance,…
  • Feb 20

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – California

    Claims Handling Requirements by State – California
    As I am writing this blog, most of the country is in the middle of a deep freeze. Here in New Jersey, the forecast doesn’t show any signs of warming up: So naturally, my mind turned to more temperate climates and so today we are going…
  • Feb 19

    Insurance Fraud – It’s a Widespread Industry Problem

    Insurance Fraud – It’s a Widespread Industry Problem
    Fraud is generally defined as an act done with the intent to deceive or misrepresent others in order to attain or secure some unlawful gain or deprive a victim of a legal right. Different courts, states, and bodies of law throughout our…
Rank this Week: 536

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Schwartz Law PC Blog

Covers disability insurance claim and bad faith information.

https://schwartzlawpc.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    AIG Can’t Avoid Covering World Trade Center Victim

    AIG Can’t Avoid Covering World Trade Center Victim
    Most people are aware that there are a lot of insurance coverage disputes surrounding the events of September 11, 2001. What might be surprising is that the courts are still hearing cases. A specific example of this can be found in American…
  • Feb 5

    Which Law Governs My Insurance Claim?

    Which Law Governs My Insurance Claim?
    It’s very important for you as an insured to know in advance what will happen in the event of a significant dispute with your insurance company. Whether you are in the claims process or filing a lawsuit, state law is going to apply to…
  • Jan 17

    Major Bad Faith Decision in Pennsylvania

    Major Bad Faith Decision in Pennsylvania
    In a case decided late last year, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania established standards for proving bad faith against insurance companies. It also adopted a standard that made it much easier for policyholders and plaintiffs to hold…
Rank this Week: 3846

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Provides updates, analysis and breaking news for commercial policyholders.

https://www.huntoninsurancerecoveryblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2420

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP…

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Blog

Covers employment law.

http://www.kdvlaw.com/news-resources/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 1588

Financial Institutions Legal…

Financial Institutions Legal Snapshot

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

http://www.financialinstitutionslegalsnapshot.com/
  • Feb 20

    Duty of disclosure: is the refusal to renew residential policy material to a commercial policy?

    Duty of disclosure: is the refusal to renew residential policy material to a commercial policy?
    Higherdelta Ltd was the owner of commercial properties including a restaurant in Scotland. Its company secretary, director and shareholder was also the owner of a portfolio of residential properties. The non-disclosure of prior events…
  • Feb 20

    SARB announces establishment of Fintech programme

    SARB announces establishment of Fintech programme
    The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has established a Financial Technology (Fintech) programme to assess the emergence of technological innovations in the financial sector and consider their regulatory implications. In a statement issued on…
  • Feb 19

    Strict compliance with policy cancellation provisions is necessary

    Strict compliance with policy cancellation provisions is necessary
    Two 2017 US cases illustrate the importance of a notice cancelling a policy complying strictly with the requirements of the policy and the law. In Las Vegas Inc v Oregon Mutual Insurance Co, the notice of cancellation became effective on a…
Rank this Week: 2235

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By Brod Law Firm.

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

    Paint Makers Must Pay California to Clean Up Lead Paint in Older Home

    Paint Makers Must Pay California to Clean Up Lead Paint in Older Home
    In mid-February, the California Supreme Court denied hearing a number of paint manufacturers’ appeals. The paint manufacturers, ConAgra, NL Industries, and Sherwin-Williams, were ordered in November by the Sixth District Court of Appeal…
  • Feb 16

    California Transit Bus Causes Fatal Accident

    California Transit Bus Causes Fatal Accident
    In early February, an Alameda-Contra Costa (AC) Transit bus collided with a vehicle before striking a home in Berkeley. The bus, traveling west on Ashby Avenue, struck a red sedan driving south on California street. Both vehicles then…
  • Feb 9

    Energy Drink Facing Lawsuit Over Lead Content

    Energy Drink Facing Lawsuit Over Lead Content
    Energy drinks are popular in the U.S., and many brands have been developed or grown in response to eSports, or multiplayer video game competitions. During these types of competitions, where there are numerous players and fans attempting to…
Rank this Week: 993

New Jersey Insurance Coverage…

New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation

By Eugene Killian, Jr.

http://www.newjerseyinsurancecoveragelitigation.com
  • Feb 20

    Insurance coverage for allegations of fraud

    Insurance coverage for allegations of fraud
    Few things are certain in life. Death. Taxes. The ineptitude of New York Mets management. And also, the fact that if you sue an insurance company in state court, and the carrier has a basis upon which to remove the case to federal court,…
  • Jan 22

    The liability of insurance brokers and agent

    The liability of insurance brokers and agent
    The fine people who wrote the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (and their state equivalents) certainly had a sense of humor. FRCP 1, for example, says: “These rules govern the procedure in all civil actions and proceedings in the United…
  • Nov 27

    Can an insurance company be liable for bad faith in settling a liability suit?

    Can an insurance company be liable for bad faith in settling a liability suit?
    I like to think I’m pretty fair and impartial in these blog posts. I said that to a friend of mine in the defense bar who apparently reads my ramblings, though, and she laughed at me. I suppose I have a classic case of confirmation…
Rank this Week: 1881

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Never Assume a Life Insurance Company is in the Right if it Denies Your Claim

    Never Assume a Life Insurance Company is in the Right if it Denies Your Claim
    At Kantor & Kantor, we see the same scenario over and over again.   An individual submits a claim to a life insurance company, seeking to receive the life insurance benefits due to them resulting from the death of a loved…
  • Feb 16

    Caution when dealing with your insurance company: If you can’t prove it, it never happened!

    Caution when dealing with your insurance company: If you can’t prove it, it never happened!
    Okay, that headline is a simplification, and maybe even an overstatement, but that’s the attitude of insurance companies, and even courts, when looking at evidence related to life, health and disability claims. At Kantor & Kantor,…
  • Feb 12

    ERISA Appeal Deadline – Talk to an Attorney Early in the Proce

    ERISA Appeal Deadline – Talk to an Attorney Early in the Proce
    If you are receiving STD or LTD claims and your claim gets denied, you will usually have 180 days from the date you receive the denial letter in which to submit an appeal that includes all of your supporting documentation.  If you miss…
Rank this Week: 4129

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/
  • Feb 20

    Supreme Court Declines Review of Standing in Data Breach Class Action

    Supreme Court Declines Review of Standing in Data Breach Class Action
    Counsel hoping for Supreme Court guidance on standing issues dividing the circuit courts will have to wait a bit longer. On February 20, the Court denied a petition for writ of certiorari in Attias v. CareFirst to resolve a circuit split over…
  • Feb 20

    Conflict of Interest Renders Spouse of Former Class Counsel Inadequate Class Representative

    Conflict of Interest Renders Spouse of Former Class Counsel Inadequate Class Representative
    The Eastern District of New York recently held that a former class counsel’s spouse was an inadequate class representative due to the conflict of interest created by the relationship. The plaintiff, Dr. Eve Wexler, brought a putative…
  • Feb 20

    FLSA Conditional Certification Standard Bites Plaintiff

    FLSA Conditional Certification Standard Bites Plaintiff
    A district court in the Eastern District of Louisiana refused to conditionally certify a class of employees who accused their employer of intentionally underpaying and reducing hours from time records to avoid paying overtime under the Fair…
Rank this Week: 1870

RandyWallace

RandyWallace

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

http://randywallace.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 20

    The Inevitable Happened – CWD in Mississippi

    The Inevitable Happened – CWD in Mississippi
    On February 2, I wrote about  proposed legislation affecting hunters in Mississippi.  Senate Bill 2921 would have required the owner of any wildlife enclosure to apply for and obtain a permit from the Mississippi…
  • Feb 6

    Mandatory Harvest Reporting Bills – Legislative Update

    Mandatory Harvest Reporting Bills – Legislative Update
    House bill 1390 has passed the House.  The Senate’s companion bill (SB 2922) was amended, and then tabled subject to call. http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/…/history/HB/HB1390.xml is the House Bill…
  • Feb 5

    Settlement Releases by Phone

    Settlement Releases by Phone
    With increasing frequency we are hearing from individuals that were injured and then contacted by an insurance adjuster trying to settle their case within a day or two of the injury. In a recent case, an adjuster contacted a man that was…
Rank this Week: 2137

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: 2438

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: 396

Disability Insurance Legal…

Disability Insurance Legal Resource

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

http://www.disabilitycounsel.net/blog/
  • Feb 19

    How Insurance Companies Distance Themselves from Agents (And Why It Matters)

    How Insurance Companies Distance Themselves from Agents (And Why It Matters)
    Reading through contracts, especially lengthy insurance ones, can be time consuming. Many policies contain confusing language, terms of art, and often include supplemental riders that change the terms or definitions contained in the main body…
  • Feb 12

    Radiculopathy

    Radiculopathy
    In previous posts, we’ve discussed chronic pain, including how chronic conditions can affect dentists.  Dentists and surgeons have strenuous jobs that require them to hold unnatural and static positions for extended periods of…
  • Feb 5

    Lump Sum Disability Benefit Rider

    Lump Sum Disability Benefit Rider
    While, hopefully, your disability policy will provide sufficient income to meet your essential expenses if you have to file a claim, benefit amounts rarely provide monthly income that is comparable to what you…
Rank this Week: 2577

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/
  • Feb 19

    How Insurance Companies Distance Themselves from Agents (And Why It Matters)

    How Insurance Companies Distance Themselves from Agents (And Why It Matters)
    Reading through contracts, especially lengthy insurance ones, can be time consuming. Many policies contain confusing language, terms of art, and often include supplemental riders that change the terms or definitions contained in the main body…
  • Feb 12

    Radiculopathy

    Radiculopathy
    In previous posts, we’ve discussed chronic pain, including how chronic conditions can affect dentists.  Dentists and surgeons have strenuous jobs that require them to hold unnatural and static positions for extended periods of…
  • Feb 5

    Lump Sum Disability Benefit Rider

    Lump Sum Disability Benefit Rider
    While, hopefully, your disability policy will provide sufficient income to meet your essential expenses if you have to file a claim, benefit amounts rarely provide monthly income that is comparable to what you…
Rank this Week: 2102

Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

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

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 559

Share Lawyer’s Blog

Share Lawyer’s Blog

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

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

    From Helpless To Vindicated: Veronica’s Experience With Share Lawyer

    From Helpless To Vindicated: Veronica’s Experience With Share Lawyer
    When Veronica first came to Share Lawyers she felt, “helpless, lost and anxious.” Her mental health was affecting her ability to work and her insurance company had denied the benefits she needed. We at Share Lawyers were ready to…
  • Feb 16

    Ask A Lawyer – No Diagnosi

    Ask A Lawyer – No Diagnosi
    When dealing with a disability or chronic condition, it can be a stressful time. Especially when you are experiencing debilitating symptoms which are making it impossible for you to work, and you are waiting for a diagnosis from your medical…
  • Feb 15

    Disability and Finding The Resources For The Day-To-Day

    Disability and Finding The Resources For The Day-To-Day
    Facing a challenge like an illness, injury, or waiting for a diagnosis can take a toll on how you manage your life. New obstacles constantly arise, from the symptoms and healthcare itself, to your emotional and psychological well being, as…
Rank this Week: 1916

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: 1888

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: 2090

Life Insurance Law Blog

Life Insurance Law Blog

By Currin Compliance Services, LLC.

http://www.currincompliance.com/life-insurance-law-blog/
  • Feb 14

    Mark your calendar!

    Mark your calendar!
  • Feb 6

    Proposed Regulation 187 (Suitability in Life Insurance and Annuity Transaction)

    Proposed Regulation 187 (Suitability in Life Insurance and Annuity Transaction)
    I am sure by now most of you have read the proposed revision to NY’s suitability regulation – or at least a news article about it. There have been quite a few. Because the comment period is still open, it is not too late to make…
  • Jan 29

    VT Bulletin 198

    VT Bulletin 198
    On Monday, January 8, 2018 Vermont joined Iowa and Tennessee and issued detailed guidance on providing advice for securities and insurance products. Insurance Bulletin 198 (and Securities Bulletin S-2018-01) is a joint bulletin that the…
Rank this Week: 1990

Badfaithadvisor.com

Badfaithadvisor.com

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

https://badfaithadvisor.com
Rank this Week: 1201

Canadian Insurance Blog

Canadian Insurance Blog

By Mike Thomas.

http://insuranceblog.harpergrey.com/canadian-insurance-law/
Rank this Week: 1497

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    Boston SSI Appeals Involving Residual Functioning Capacity

    Boston SSI Appeals Involving Residual Functioning Capacity
    When a claimant applies for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits in Massachusetts, the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) will only approve an application if they are convinced claimant is eligible for SSDI benefits by…
  • Feb 9

    Use of Vocational Experts in Boston SSDI Hearings and Appeal

    Use of Vocational Experts in Boston SSDI Hearings and Appeal
    Once an application for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits has been rejected by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA), the next thing which will happen in the appeals process is claimant must complete and submit what…
  • Jan 30

    Social Security Disability During a Government Shutdown

    Social Security Disability During a Government Shutdown
    As 2017 ended and another year began we found ourselves watching congress fight over the federal budget to the point of months without a finalized budget, a series of temporary continuing resolutions and at least one relatively short partial…
Rank this Week: 2569

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: 1937

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: 4089

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/
  • Feb 9

    Still Standing After the New Tax Law: Employee Commuter Tax Benefit

    Still Standing After the New Tax Law: Employee Commuter Tax Benefit
    The new tax law eliminated a number of employer deductions for so-called “fringe benefits”. Starting in 2018, employers can no longer deduct the cost of providing qualified mass transit and parking benefits, except as…
  • Feb 2

    Entity Selection to Become Important Part of 2018 Tax Planning

    Entity Selection to Become Important Part of 2018 Tax Planning
    The recently passed Tax Reform and Jobs Act made fundamental changes affecting individual and entity tax rates. As a result, tax advisors will be considering whether clients are using the appropriate form and how new entities should be…
  • Jan 7

    New tax law provides additional breathing room for repayment of retirement plan loan

    New tax law provides additional breathing room for repayment of retirement plan loan
    Say what you will about 401(k) loans – and we have over the years – they are a fact of 401(k) life and were addressed in the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”). Before we get to the new rules,…
Rank this Week: 4108

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/
  • 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…
  • Jan 8

    Insurance Broker Series: Michael Korn, Integro Insurance Broker

    Insurance Broker Series: Michael Korn, Integro Insurance Broker
    Farella’s Insurance Recovery Group lawyers regularly collaborate with and learn from different players and functions within the insurance industry. To provide more value to our readers, we have reached out to a series of insurance…
Rank this Week: 4543

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/
  • Feb 5

    GOOD FAITH DEFENSE OF WASTING LIMITS POLICIES

    GOOD FAITH DEFENSE OF WASTING LIMITS POLICIES
    Defending under a policy with a wasting limit is rife with pitfalls for both the insurer and defense counsel.  Provisions that transform a policy into a “wasting limits policy” often appear in professional liability policies,…
  • Feb 1

    A Theoretical Safety on the Trigger of the Duty to Defend

    A Theoretical Safety on the Trigger of the Duty to Defend
    The Eleventh Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals recently decided Selective Insurance Company of the Southeast v. William P. White Racing Stables, Inc., et al., 2017 WL 6368843 (December 13, 2017), a case addressing limits upon what…
  • Jan 16

    Lessons learned from the Georgia Court of Appeals’ ruling in Hughes concerning an insurer’s good faith settlement obligations.

    Lessons learned from the Georgia Court of Appeals’ ruling in Hughes concerning an insurer’s good faith settlement obligations.
    By Stacy Broman and Danielle Dobry on January 16, 2018 The Georgia Court of Appeals recently decided Hughes v. First Acceptance Ins. Co. of Georgia, No. A17A0735, 2017 WL 5013371 (Ga. Ct. App. Nov. 2, 2017), a case involving whether an…
Rank this Week: 3954

Tennessee Disability and Life…

Tennessee Disability and Life Insurance Blog

Covers insurance law. By Pepper Law, PLC.

http://www.nashvilleinsurancelawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1263

The Mau Law Firm Law Blog

The Mau Law Firm Law Blog

Covers construction, real estate, business and insurance law.

http://maulaw.wordpress.com
  • Feb 1

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

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

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

    Accessory Dwelling Units / In-Law Units Encouraged by New Law
    An ADU, previously known as “in-law” units or “granny flats,” are additional living spaces on single-family lots that have a separate kitchen, bathroom, and exterior access independent of the primary residence. Two…
  • Feb 18

    Check your Lease before Listing a Short-term Rental

    Check your Lease before Listing a Short-term Rental
    A new law in effect for 2016, requires short-term vacation rental websites such as Airbnb to provide disclosures to tenants.  While subletting is often not allowed in rental agreements, and can even lead to eviction, many tenants…
Rank this Week: 4225

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/
  • Feb 1

    Help for Plaintiffs Lawyers Who Don’t Disclose the Right Expert – Voluntary Dismissal

    Help for Plaintiffs Lawyers Who Don’t Disclose the Right Expert – Voluntary Dismissal
    Illinois law permits a plaintiff to dismiss his or her case and refile it later. Typically, plaintiff, often because they are missing a witness or have some other fatal flaw in their case, dismisses the case without prejudice. The plaintiff…
  • Jan 4

    Hip Implants and Train Wrecks.

    Hip Implants and Train Wrecks.
    I had a great guest on the air on December 23, 2017. The podcast his here. I went to a seminar at the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association on medical malpractice to keep up my continuing legal education. One of the speakers was a former…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3350

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/
  • Jan 29

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

    What is Phishing, and Why Do You Need to Know?
    Phishing is a primary method for cyber criminals to gain access to email accounts and systems using deception rather than defeating security protections.  In most cases, the objective is to capture user credentials without the victim…
  • Jan 15

    Cyber Concerns & Risks Are Shifting

    Cyber Concerns & Risks Are Shifting
    While data breach continues to be the primary concerns of SMBs, a recent survey confirms that risks are shifting to Social Engineering Fraud (SEF) and Ransomware, and that more SMBs are buying comprehensive Cyber Risk Insurance
  • Jan 6

    What is Social Engineering Fraud?

    What is Social Engineering Fraud?
    Social Engineering Fraud (SEF) is a cyber attack involving communication, typically via email, intended to deceive a victim into sending money to the criminal. It is also called BEC (business email compromise), wire transfer fraud and email…
Rank this Week: 1720

Saavedra Goodwin Blog

Saavedra Goodwin Blog

Covers insurance claims.

http://www.saavlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 26

    What Can Homeowners Do to Prepare for Hurricane Season?

    What Can Homeowners Do to Prepare for Hurricane Season?
    One of the most-devastating hurricane seasons on record is over, and the 2018 hurricane season does not begin until June 1. But, that does not mean that homeowners should be lulled into a sense of complacency.
  • Jan 19

    Government Resources for Homeowners with Property Damage from Storm

    Government Resources for Homeowners with Property Damage from Storm
    If your home has been damaged in a hurricane, tropical storm or other major weather-related event, figuring out where you can turn for help is often the first step toward recovery.
  • Jan 12

    What Can You Do if Your Insurer Denies Your Property Damage Claim?

    What Can You Do if Your Insurer Denies Your Property Damage Claim?
    You bought insurance to protect your property. You paid your premiums. You filed a claim when your home was damaged in a storm and . . . your insurance company told you it isn’t going to pay.
Rank this Week: 1568

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: 1869

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/
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 959

Vegas Personal Injury Law Blog

Vegas Personal Injury Law Blog

Focuses on personal injury law and insurance issues in Las Vegas. By Allen A. Cap.

http://vegaspersonalinjurylawblog.com/blog
  • Dec 20

    Short Trial Experience

    Short Trial Experience
    In the event that you have never attended a short trial, you may be interested in reading this Blog. Two auto Insurance company adjusters attended this trial and stayed from beginning to end, and the ADR Commissioner also visited the…
  • Aug 22

    Physician Assistance on Proof of Wage Lo

    Physician Assistance on Proof of Wage Lo
    Previously I posted a blog on this subject. Since that time, I don’t believe that much has changed with physician’s offices concerning this subject, so I am revisiting this issue to give health care providers another opportunity…
  • Jan 8

    Nevada Wrongful Death Cases – What Do They Involve?

    Nevada Wrongful Death Cases – What Do They Involve?
    When I was a rookie attorney, I handled my first wrongful death case. That case involved an engine part that came off a moving car and penetrated the windshield of a vehicle approaching in the opposite direction and hit a front seat passenger…
Rank this Week: 3862

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/
  • Dec 15

    Christmas Magic

    Christmas Magic
    December 15, 2017 – Sometimes Christmas magic arrives unexpectedly. Take this Christmas card I just received from a client our firm helped nearly two years ago: “Dan, Not sure if you remember us or not. However, just wanted to say…
  • Nov 18

    Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit Consideration

    Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit Consideration
    November 18, 2017 – Having helped countless individuals who prevailed with claims of sexual misconduct against their perpetrators deal with the financial aftermath of their civil settlements and judgments, I wish I could say I am…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1848