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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/
  • Dec 6

    Plan Your Changes before Changing Your Plan

    Plan Your Changes before Changing Your Plan
    There’s a comically profound scene in the second “Madagascar” movie.  Penguin (management) and monkey (union) committees are negotiating a labor contract.  After the monkeys seem to have secured what they want,…
  • Dec 6

    “Whoaaa, Nellie!” Before Submitting Form 14765 …

    “Whoaaa, Nellie!” Before Submitting Form 14765 …
    Entering a football stadium many years ago, your nimble correspondent encountered unarmed security contractors wearing uniforms featuring the company logo – a big, red bull’s-eye – on the front of the baseball cap and on the…
  • Nov 22

    IRS Form 14764: Response to Proposed Assessment of 2015 Employer Mandate Tax

    IRS Form 14764: Response to Proposed Assessment of 2015 Employer Mandate Tax
    On November 17, the IRS published the Form that Applicable Large Employers must use to respond to IRS letters regarding proposed assessment of 2015 employer mandate taxes.  Form 14764 is a paper, mail-in “ESRP Response” that…
Rank this Week: 2078

Alabama Insurance Defense Report

Alabama Insurance Defense Report

Covers insurance law for claim professionals and practitioners. By Thomas Little.

http://alabamainsurancedefensereport.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4508

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: 1150

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: 1329

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

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

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

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

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

    Uber, Behavioral Economics, Choice Architecture and Trial Work

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

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

    Notes (and a Prediction) on the Supreme Court Argument on Church Plan
    I have used this anecdote before, so you can jump ahead if you have either read something where I have written it before or heard a talk of mine where I have said it, but if you haven’t, I have always thought it is a good lead in to any…
Rank this Week: 2509

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: 2540

Bryant Legal Group PC News &…

Bryant Legal Group PC News & Resources

Covers insurance benefits and claims.

http://www.bryantlg.com/news-resources/
  • Apr 16

    5 Issues to Watch Out for in Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Plan

    5 Issues to Watch Out for in Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Plan
    If your short-term term or long-term disability insurance plan includes any potential vulnerabilities, that’s okay — you are not without options.  Illinois law requires that ambiguous provisions be interpreted in favor of the…
  • Apr 5

    What are the Advantages of Private Disability Insurance vs. Social Security Disability Income?

    What are the Advantages of Private Disability Insurance vs. Social Security Disability Income?
    Many disability insurance policyholders do not fully understand the structure of their insurance policy and the various advantages afforded by such coverage (in comparison to the default Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits they…
  • Apr 5

    Business Overhead Expense Insurance — Wrongful Denial of Your Claim

    Business Overhead Expense Insurance — Wrongful Denial of Your Claim
    Business overhead expense (BOE) disability insurance — otherwise known as business expense insurance — serves as replacement “resources” in the event that the policyholder is disabled and is rendered incapable of…
Rank this Week: 1875

California Insurance Defense

California Insurance Defense

Covers claims handling practices and litigation procedures for insurers, self-insured businesses, claims adjusters, and insurance attorneys. By John Armstrong.

http://californiainsurancedefense.wordpress.com/
  • May 8

    Grammar and the Law: Use the Restrictive Comma; It Adds Clarity: Fail to Use It, And Pay the Price

    Grammar and the Law: Use the Restrictive Comma; It Adds Clarity: Fail to Use It, And Pay the Price
    Many of us had an English teacher that taught us that adding the final comma to a list was not necessary so we didn’t need to do it. And if you writing or reading for pleasure, and dollars and cents are not determined but how your sentence…
  • May 8

    Grammar and the Law: Use the Restrictive Comma; It Adds Clarity: Fail to Use It, And Pay the Price

    Grammar and the Law: Use the Restrictive Comma; It Adds Clarity: Fail to Use It, And Pay the Price
    Many of us had an English teacher that taught us that adding the final comma to a list was not necessary so we didn’t need to do it. And if you writing or reading for pleasure, and dollars and cents … Continue reading →
  • Mar 14

    The Best Defense Is A Good Setoff

    The Best Defense Is A Good Setoff
    If you got it, of course. Today, I’m talking about the common law doctrine of setoff as it applies in California litigation. Contractual offsets are a different topic for another day, such as offsetting worker’s compensation payments from…
Rank this Week: 3525

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

California Insurance Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiainsurancelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 5

    Doctor Support for Health Claims: You Need It and How to Get It

    Doctor Support for Health Claims: You Need It and How to Get It
    Doctor support is critical to patients getting the health benefits they deserve. In health claims, we often see patients who are seeking medication or treatment that is deemed “experimental” or “investigational” by an…
  • Mar 26

    Why California Needs Behavioral Health Worker

    Why California Needs Behavioral Health Worker
    The Affordable Care Act (often referred to as “Obamacare”) put mental health care on par with physical health, at least as far as health insurance goes.  The reality facing many people in California, however, is…
  • Mar 22

    Insurance Company Doctors Don’t Review Medical Records Before Denying Health Insurance Claims? Are You Kidding Me?

    Insurance Company Doctors Don’t Review Medical Records Before Denying Health Insurance Claims? Are You Kidding Me?
    California Department of Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has opened an investigation into allegations that health insurer, Aetna, denies insureds’ claims and requests for prior authorization for medical care without ever reviewing…
Rank this Week: 650

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: 4412

Canadian Insurance Blog

Canadian Insurance Blog

By Mike Thomas.

http://insuranceblog.harpergrey.com/canadian-insurance-law/
Rank this Week: 3960

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/
  • Apr 18

    DC Court Weighs Whether Bristol-Myers Squibb Applies to Class Actions in Whole Foods Case

    DC Court Weighs Whether Bristol-Myers Squibb Applies to Class Actions in Whole Foods Case
    The District of Columbia district court added to the growing collection of orders opining on whether and to what extent the Supreme Court’s decision in Bristol-Myers Squibb applies to class actions. This case involved a putative class…
  • Apr 12

    No Celebration For Yahoo!: Data Breach Claims Survive Motion to Dismi

    No Celebration For Yahoo!: Data Breach Claims Survive Motion to Dismi
    After Yahoo! Inc. suffered three data breaches in a span of four years, plaintiffs brought a putative class action lawsuit against the internet service provider and a subsidiary (collectively, “Yahoo”), alleging defendants failed…
  • Apr 10

    Student-Athletes Score Partial Win on Challenge to NCAA’s Scholarship Cap

    Student-Athletes Score Partial Win on Challenge to NCAA’s Scholarship Cap
    A nationwide class action currently consolidated in multidistrict litigation filed by current and former student-athletes received a boost from a ruling on the parties’ cross motions for summary judgment. The athletes, from…
Rank this Week: 578

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/
  • Apr 16

    Can You Sue Your Insurance Company for Invasion of Privacy?

    Can You Sue Your Insurance Company for Invasion of Privacy?
    We’ve talked before about how insurers often hire private investigators to follow and investigate claimants.  While the purported goal is to find claimants who are “scamming the system” and faking a…
  • Apr 9

    Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

    Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    In previous posts, we’ve discussed several chronic conditions that can affect dentists in particular, as their jobs require them to hold unnatural, static positions for extended periods of time while continuously gripping…
  • Apr 2

    Multiple Sclerosi

    Multiple Sclerosi
    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system, which is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. It’s estimated that 2.3 million people worldwide have MS.  In this post we’ll examine the…
Rank this Week: 2129

Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

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

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Burden of Proving Exception to Exclusion Falls on Insured

    Burden of Proving Exception to Exclusion Falls on Insured
    COMMERCIAL GENERAL LIABILITY – BURDEN OF PROOF – EXCEPTION TO EXCLUSION Corbel Constr. Co. v Arch Specialty Ins. Co.(2nd Dept., 4/11/2018)Not much factually to see here.  General contractor (Corbel) sues its own GL…
  • Mar 5

    Did You File Your Certification of Compliance with New York State Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulations?

    Did You File Your Certification of Compliance with New York State Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulations?
    Last Thursday, March 1, 2018, marked the one-year anniversary of the New York State Department of Financial Service's (NYSDFS') promulgation of its trailblazing CYBERSECURITY REQUIREMENTS FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANIES regulation -- 23…
  • Mar 5

    Passing References Do Not a Covered Claim Make

    Passing References Do Not a Covered Claim Make
    "WRONGFUL ACT" – ANTITRUST LAWSUIT – DUTY TO DEFEND Carfax, Inc. v. Illinois National Ins. Co.(1st Dept., 3/1/2018)Carfax's policy with Illinois National covered loss "resulting from a Claim alleging a Wrongful…
Rank this Week: 774

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/
  • Apr 22

    Personal Injury Protection – Coverage Answer

    Personal Injury Protection – Coverage Answer
    Personal Injury Protection (PIP) coverage is different than other types of injury coverage. PIP coverage exists if the insured or their family member is struck by a “motor vehicle” designed for use mainly on public roads or a…
  • Apr 21

    Auto Insurance – PIP – What Does “Occupying” Mean?

    Auto Insurance – PIP – What Does “Occupying” Mean?
    To be covered under most auto insurance Personal Injury Protection (PIP) provisions, a person needs to be “occupying” a vehicle. “Covered person” as used in PIP coverage means the named insured or any family member…
  • Apr 19

    What Is A “Motor Vehicle Accident” For Purposes Of P.I.P.

    What Is A “Motor Vehicle Accident” For Purposes Of P.I.P.
    Personal Injury Protection or PIP is insurance that can be purchased with auto insurance .  It is unique in its coverage. One Texas court has construed “motor vehicle accident” narrowly in the context of PIP coverage. …
Rank this Week: 4555

Declarations and Exclusions

Declarations and Exclusions

News and comment on California insurance law, the politics of insurance, and other risky business. By George Wallace.

http://www.declarationsandexclusions.com/
  • Nov 3

    BLAWG REVIEW #325.8 <br>"May There Be No Moaning of the Bar"

    BLAWG REVIEW #325.8 &lt;br&gt;"May There Be No Moaning of the Bar"
    ~~~ Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar, When I put out to sea, * * * Twilight and evening bell, And after that the dark! And may...
  • Apr 2

    Blawg Review #315

    Blawg Review #315
    Welcome to Blawg Review #315, the initial Monday edition of the resurgent Blawg Review, the weekly blog carnival for everyone interested in the law.  Launched originally in April 2005, and overseen by the still-anonymous Editor, Blawg…
  • Mar 15

    Marc Randazza: The Mark of Excellence

    Marc Randazza: The Mark of Excellence
    You will recall, perhaps, that I am a defendant in The Litigation Commonly Known as Rakofsky v. Internet. I have not posted updates on the case since last October, principally because the case was subject to a stay order. With the stay in…
Rank this Week: 1380

Disability Insurance Legal…

Disability Insurance Legal Resource

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

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

    Can You Sue Your Insurance Company for Invasion of Privacy?

    Can You Sue Your Insurance Company for Invasion of Privacy?
    We’ve talked before about how insurers often hire private investigators to follow and investigate claimants.  While the purported goal is to find claimants who are “scamming the system” and faking a…
  • Apr 9

    Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

    Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
    In previous posts, we’ve discussed several chronic conditions that can affect dentists in particular, as their jobs require them to hold unnatural, static positions for extended periods of time while continuously gripping…
  • Apr 2

    Multiple Sclerosi

    Multiple Sclerosi
    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system, which is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. It’s estimated that 2.3 million people worldwide have MS.  In this post we’ll examine the…
Rank this Week: 1185

Financial Institutions Legal…

Financial Institutions Legal Snapshot

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

http://www.financialinstitutionslegalsnapshot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Interpretation: The nature of a deeming provision

    Interpretation: The nature of a deeming provision
    In a curious case relating to the escape of wild animals the court analysed the nature of a deeming provision in a statute. It found that a deeming provision may deem things to be what they are not. But something which is deemed may also be…
  • Apr 22

    UK’s Serious Fraud Office replaces barristers with robot

    UK’s Serious Fraud Office replaces barristers with robot
    The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO), a government department that investigates and prosecutes serious or complex fraud and corruption, has replaced barristers with artificial intelligence (AI) to review documents and identify legally…
  • Apr 17

    Contracts need consensu

    Contracts need consensu
    The basis of any contract is consensus between the two parties. The court in Vincorp (Pty) Ltd v Trust Hungary ZRT found that the two parties alleged by the plaintiff to be parties to a contract had different things in mind when they…
Rank this Week: 1235

First Party Property Insurance…

First Party Property Insurance Blog

Covers first party property insurance claims. By Todd Legal.

http://firstpartyproperty.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    Sharing the CaseGlide Vision: Building the Future of Insurance Claim

    Sharing the CaseGlide Vision: Building the Future of Insurance Claim
        Overview: Our Current Focus: we have linked the smartest claims people with the smartest technology people. With that behind us, we are dedicating all of our resources to building the leading claims analytics and predictive…
  • Aug 26

    Tropical Storm Erika Projected to Make Landfall in Florida Soon

    Tropical Storm Erika Projected to Make Landfall in Florida Soon
    Tropical Storm Erika may be making landfall in Florida early next week. Here is a recap of the other most important facts: the current winds are at 45 MPH its moving swiftly west at 17MPH Erika is expected to remain a tropical storm with…
  • Aug 2

    A Rude Awakening: the 2015 Florida Homeowners Insurance Litigation Alarm

    A Rude Awakening: the 2015 Florida Homeowners Insurance Litigation Alarm
    Don’t you wish you were in your bed, with your pillow and your comforter? Imagine the blinds are dropped all the way to the window sill. They’re tilted in a way that not one flicker of light shines in. I know. Its painful to think…
Rank this Week: 2422

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/
  • 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.…
  • Feb 28

    Reverse Mortgages and Mortgage Servicing: What we continue to learn is disturbing

    Reverse Mortgages and Mortgage Servicing: What we continue to learn is disturbing
    Last September, I posted about reverse mortgages here. We agreed to represent our client, Mrs. Gravlin 4 days before the trial was scheduled in the foreclosure action.  She had a reverse mortgage, they were foreclosing on her (despite…
Rank this Week: 810

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer…

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers employer liability, food liability, insurance bad faith, CGL policy, and medical malpractice topics. By Levy & Pruett.

http://www.georgiainsurancedefenselawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 923

Grimshaw Blog

Grimshaw Blog

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

http://www.grimshaw.co.nz/news-resources/
Rank this Week: 2241

Gunn Law Blog

Gunn Law Blog

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

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

    The increased use

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

       Download Nova Cas. Co v.

       Download Nova Cas. Co v.
  • Oct 10

    THE NON-DELEGABLE DUTY

    THE NON-DELEGABLE DUTY
    On October 1, 2010, the Second District Court of Appeal issued an important and instructive opinion on the pleading requirements for asserting a claim for breach of non-delegable duties. Gunn Law Group and Gunn Appellate Practice successfully…
Rank this Week: 3742

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Provides updates, analysis and breaking news for commercial policyholders.

https://www.huntoninsurancerecoveryblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Ninth Circuit Finds Exclusion Bars Coverage For Social Engineering Scheme

    Ninth Circuit Finds Exclusion Bars Coverage For Social Engineering Scheme
    On April 17, 2018, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court decision finding that an exclusion barred coverage for a $700,000 loss resulting from a social engineering scheme. Aqua Star (USA) Corp. v. Travelers Cas. & Surety Co. of…
  • Apr 19

    Allocation Under New York Law: The Contract Language and the Facts Rule

    Allocation Under New York Law: The Contract Language and the Facts Rule
    Two recent decisions addressing allocation of long-tail liabilities demonstrate that resolution of the issue under New York law depends upon the policy language at issue. Judge-made rules on “equity” and “fairness” do…
  • Apr 17

    Wording of Additional-Insured Provisions Makes All The Difference

    Wording of Additional-Insured Provisions Makes All The Difference
    A New York appellate court ruled recently in Hanover Insurance Co. v. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Co., 2018 NY Slip Op 02121 (1st Dep’t March 27, 2018), that an insurance policy did not cover an additional named insured over a…
Rank this Week: 679

Insurance Bad Faith Blog

Insurance Bad Faith Blog

By Charles Surrano.

http://www.surranoinsurancebadfaith.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1301

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: 2971

Insurance Defense Blog

Insurance Defense Blog

Covers civil litigation and insurance defense in Washington, D.C. By David Stratton.

http://www.insurancedefenseblog.us/
  • Nov 25

    A Modest Proposal Concerning Legal Education

    A Modest Proposal Concerning Legal Education
    There have been proposals to shorten the time it takes to get a law school degree, and the grounds for these proposals are usually that law school is very expensive, and law students graduate with a ton of debt and then cannot find legal jobs…
  • Feb 12

    Crime stats and map - Fairfax County, Virginia

    Crime stats and map - Fairfax County, Virginia
    Here is a link to a crime mapping website, that will give you the date, location, and type of crimes reported in Fairfax County for any date range. http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/policeevent... Makes me wonder if any other jurisdictions around…
  • Nov 20

    A handy unofficial website that does a…

    A handy unofficial website that does a statewide search of all Virginia circuit courts BUT FFX and Alexandria. http://vacircuitcourtsearch.com/
Rank this Week: 3225

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3389

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

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

    Medi(s)care heads' up

    Medi(s)care heads' up
    Identity theft has become an ever growing problem; most folks think it pertains primarily to credit cards and the like. But your Visa info isn't the only valuable item in your wallet: in an effort to stem the tide of health care fraud, the…
  • Apr 20

    The MVNHS© Giveth, and the MVNHS© Taketh Away

    The MVNHS© Giveth, and the MVNHS© Taketh Away
    A few weeks ago, we reported that the Much Vaunted National Health Service© had granted not-quite-two-years-old Alfie Evans a (temporary) reprieve:"Alfie Evans’ Life Support Won’t be Switched Off, Delayed After Pope Francis…
  • Apr 20

    Case Study: Life plus LTCi

    Case Study: Life plus LTCi
    So, working on an interesting case for a long-time client. Doris is in her early 60's, has an existing Universal Life policy but is looking at replacing it with a new plan that would include both life and long term care coverage (please don't…
Rank this Week: 174

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Locke Lord LLP.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 235

It's No-Fault of NY

It's No-Fault of NY

Covers New York no-fault insurance law news, analysis and commentary. By Damin J. Toell and Erik B. Lutwin.

http://nynofaultlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 16

    How do you spell "Pyrrhic victory"?

    How do you spell "Pyrrhic victory"?
    A new post. It's only been like a year and a half. Anyway, there's a new Appellate Division case you should read.Matter of Carothers v GEICO Indem. Co., __ A.D. 3d, __, 2010 NY Slip Op 09256 (2d Dep't, 2010).
  • Jul 30

    Coverage Counsel

    Coverage Counsel
    I'm not sure how it's possible, but apparently I never, before now, had a link in my blogroll to Roy A. Mura, Esq.'s wonderful blog Coverage Counsel. Mr. Mura's posts deal with no-fault issues, as well as a much wider range of insurance law…
  • Jul 23

    Provider EUO

    Provider EUO
    David M. Gottlieb, Esq. has previously covered this issue at No-Fault Paradise, but it seems to me that it's worth some additional attention.On June 24, 2009, the NYS Insurance Department issued an opinion letter entitled "Examinations Under…
Rank this Week: 4020

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP…

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Blog

Covers employment law.

http://www.kdvlaw.com/news-resources/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 1887

Kentucky Tort and Insurance Law…

Kentucky Tort and Insurance Law Blog

Features commentary on recent tort and insurance developments in Kentucky. By Edward Brutscher.

http://kytortjournal.com
  • Sep 27

    Businesses are Responsible for Injuries from Misusing Caution Sign

    Businesses are Responsible for Injuries from Misusing Caution Sign
     Kentucky Accident Information has a new post discussing how businesses are still responsible for injuries when they misuse or overuse yellow caution signs to warn of dangers on their property.  The article discusses not only the…
  • Sep 19

    Insurer Can’t Use Medical Review to Deny No Fault Benefits.

    Insurer Can’t Use Medical Review to Deny No Fault Benefits.
    The Court of Appeals recently decided Houchens v. GEICO, a case that questioned whether a reparations obligor in Kentucky is entitled to utilize “paper reviews,” which are not tendered to nor reviewed by a court, as the…
  • Sep 7

    Court of Appeals Clarifies Law Regarding Apportionment for Third Party Defendants.

    Court of Appeals Clarifies Law Regarding Apportionment for Third Party Defendants.
    The Kentucky Court of Appeals recently published two cases dealing with apportionment involving third-party defendants that are of interest.   In the case of Memorial Sports Complex, LLC v. McCormick, et al., the Court was required to…
Rank this Week: 914

Life Insurance Law Blog

Life Insurance Law Blog

By Currin Compliance Services, LLC.

http://www.currincompliance.com/life-insurance-law-blog/
  • Apr 9

    IAdCA 2018 is in the books!

    IAdCA 2018 is in the books!
    IAdCA (Insurance Advertising Compliance Association) held another great conference last week, this time in Austin, Texas. This was my first conference as president and while I am proud of what we held, I certainly learned some lessons to…
  • Mar 2

    October 25th...mark your calendar for the next symposium!

    October 25th...mark your calendar for the next symposium!
    Scroll down to the previous post and tell us which advertising compliance topic would be most valuable to you.
  • Feb 14

    Mark your calendar!

    Mark your calendar!
Rank this Week: 2326

Los Angeles Insurance Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Insurance Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance law. By Haffner Law PC.

http://www.losangelesinsurancelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2781

Louisiana Insurance Litigation…

Louisiana Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers insurance litigation, class actions and punitive damages. By Thornhill & Collings.

http://www.louisianainsurancelitigation.com/
  • Sep 19

    Flood Damages: Filing and Proving Your Claim

    Flood Damages: Filing and Proving Your Claim
    Over the last six months, south Louisiana residents and businesses have experienced unprecedented flooding events that exposed many property owners to the difficult process of filing a flood related insurance claim. While some of us learned…
  • Sep 19

    Flood Damages: Filing and Proving Your Claim

    Flood Damages: Filing and Proving Your Claim
    Over the last six months, south Louisiana residents and businesses have experienced unprecedented flooding events that exposed many property owners to the difficult process of filing a flood related insurance claim. While some of us learned…
  • Aug 21

    THE OCTOBER 1, 2013, REAL ESTATE CRASH!

    THE OCTOBER 1, 2013, REAL ESTATE CRASH!
    If you thought the CDO caused a real estate crash that could have been avoided with proper regulation, you are going to be pleased to know that the next example of why voters are sick and tired of Washington ineptness is upon us and it could…
Rank this Week: 3727

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • 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).…
  • Mar 31

    New SSA Budget Will Mean More Work, Less Staff, Longer Waits for SSDI Claimant

    New SSA Budget Will Mean More Work, Less Staff, Longer Waits for SSDI Claimant
    Even the best Boston SSDI attorneys know an extended wait time for a disability determination hearing can be inevitable. In Boston, the average is 10 months, according to the latest data from the Social Security Administration.…
  • Mar 21

    Establishing Medical Disability in Boston SSDI Case

    Establishing Medical Disability in Boston SSDI Case
    Establishing a medical disability with the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) is a lot harder for most than it should be.  This is mainly due to SSA lacking the budget to cover benefits to all valid claimants.  Congress…
Rank this Week: 2186

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Troupe Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 3

    My Employer Wants Me To Return To Work But I Am Still Injured

    My Employer Wants Me To Return To Work But I Am Still Injured
    What to do when your Employer tries to get you to return to work? You’ve sustained an injury on the job causing you to go out of work.  You are currently receiving workers’ compensation benefits.  You’ve been…
  • Jan 3

    My Employer Wants Me To Return To Work But I Am Still Injured

    My Employer Wants Me To Return To Work But I Am Still Injured
    What to do when your Employer tries to get you to return to work? You’ve sustained an injury on the job causing you to go out of work.  You are currently receiving workers’ compensation benefits.  You’ve been…
  • Dec 28

    How Does A “Disability Pension” Through My Employer Affect My Workers’ Comp Benefits?

    How Does A “Disability Pension” Through My Employer Affect My Workers’ Comp Benefits?
    How Does A Disability Pension Through My Employer Affect My Workers’ Comp Benefits? This is a very common scenario.  Many times, a public Employee who sustains a work-related injury is entitled to a “Disability Pension”…
Rank this Week: 2755

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: 2113

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…
Rank this Week: 3735

Msquire's Musings

Msquire's Musings

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

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

    The Humor in Parenting a Child With Special Need

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

    The Humor in Parenting a Child With Special Need

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

    On Big Gifts in Small Package

    On Big Gifts in Small Package
    I struggled a bit for a title for this post, and I’m still not sure I got it right (but I’m thinking there might not be a “right” title for this one). Anyway . . . .  Despite my best efforts to “catch up” on Columbus Day, this…
Rank this Week: 780

National Insurance Law Forum

National Insurance Law Forum

Discussion forum among insurance industry professionals, risk managers, attorneys, policyholders, students, and others with an interest in the development of American insurance law.

http://www.insurancelawforum.com/
Rank this Week: 4174

New Jersey Insurance Blog

New Jersey Insurance Blog

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

http://njinsuranceblog.com
Rank this Week: 2273

New Jersey Insurance Coverage…

New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation

By Eugene Killian, Jr.

http://www.newjerseyinsurancecoveragelitigation.com
  • 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…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 2465

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…
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