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The Official Medicare Blog and…

The Official Medicare Blog and Information Resource

Follows the issues related to Medicare Set Asides and MMSEA compliance. By MEDVAL, LLC.

http://www.medval.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 93

Coverage Counsel

Coverage Counsel

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

http://nycoveragecounsel.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 146

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: 204

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: 231

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: 498

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: 573

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: 544

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: 528

Texas Injury Law Blog

Texas Injury Law Blog

Covers the rights of individuals injured in accidents. By the Fears Nachawati Law Firm.

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

    Fears Nachawati is Representing Former NFL Players in Concussion Related Case

    Fears Nachawati is Representing Former NFL Players in Concussion Related Case
    Fears Nachawati is proudly representing former NFL players and their families in the tragic cases of CTE and other concussion related injuries.   If you or someone you care about is a former NFL player, please contact us at…
  • Oct 18

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case

    Fears Nachawati Signs Former NFL Star Player Mel Gray in Concussion Related Case
    Fears Nachawati is proudly representing former NFL players and their families in the tragic cases of CTE and other concussion related injuries. Mel Gray, 12 year NFL veteran of the St. Louis Cardinals, is the newest player to be represented.…
  • Oct 4

    Fears Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List

    Fears Nachawati Attorneys Selected to 2016 Super Lawyers List
    Fears Nachawati Law Firm is proud to announce that Partner Majed Nachawati has been selected to the 2016 Texas Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by receive this honor.…
Rank this Week: 597

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: 732

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: 636

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: 746

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: 632

Policyholder Pulse

Policyholder Pulse

Covers insurance law. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.policyholderpulse.com/
Rank this Week: 964

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: 776

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: 1082

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: 1330

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: 1272

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: 1292

New Jersey Insurance Blog

New Jersey Insurance Blog

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

http://njinsuranceblog.com
  • Oct 1

    I Feel the Earth Move: Subsidence Exclusion Bars Coverage

    I Feel the Earth Move: Subsidence Exclusion Bars Coverage
    Insurance policies commonly contain an exclusion for losses caused by “earth movement” or “subsidence.”  Such exclusions typically exclude coverage for losses caused by earthquakes, landslides, mudflows, and earth…
  • Aug 14

    New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioner’s Guide (2017)

    New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioner’s Guide (2017)
    An updated and expanded version of New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioner’s Guide, the book I co-authored, is now available.  It has been over two years since the first edition of this book was…
  • Aug 14

    New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioner’s Guide (2017)

    New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioner’s Guide (2017)
    An updated and expanded version of New Jersey Insurance Coverage Litigation – A Practitioner’s Guide, the book I co-authored, is now available.  It has been over two years since the first edition of this book was…
Rank this Week: 1005

Soha & Lang Coverage Blawg

Soha & Lang Coverage Blawg

Features new case law and insurance regulations on insurance coverage issues with a focus on the Pacific Northwest.

http://sohalang.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1278

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: 1120

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: 1914

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Hunton Insurance Recovery Blog

Provides updates, analysis and breaking news for commercial policyholders.

https://www.huntoninsurancerecoveryblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1836

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: 2018

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: 2094

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: 1945

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: 1355

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: 1489

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: 1909

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

Business Insurance Attorney Blog

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

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

    Industry experts say 2017’s natural disasters will mean 2018 rate hike

    Industry experts say 2017’s natural disasters will mean 2018 rate hike
    The insurance industry is feeling the pain from this year’s devastating hurricane season. According to a November 22 piece on the website Insurance Journal, the natural disasters during the second half of 2017 are expected to cost the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1912

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Insurance Policyholder Law Blog

Covers legal developments affecting policyholders. By Neal Gerber Eisenberg.

http://www.policyholderinsurancelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1547

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: 1674

Tina Willis Law

Tina Willis Law

Florida injury attorney shares in-depth articles telling injury victims how to maximize their accident and injury case settlements and verdicts, and exposes some scams in the industry. Also explains all different types of accident and injury cases, and how those are handled.

http://injuryattorneyflorida.com/
  • Mar 6

    Is Failure To Perform Necessary Surgery Medical Malpractice?

    Is Failure To Perform Necessary Surgery Medical Malpractice?
    Doctors Who Fail To Perform Surgery: Medical Malpractice? As a medical malpractice lawyer based in Orlando, Florida, one question I hear regularly from potential clients is whether a doctor’s failure to perform necessary surgery is…
  • Mar 25

    Attorneys Fees In Bad Faith Florida Car Accident Case

    Attorneys Fees In Bad Faith Florida Car Accident Case
    Bad Faith Attorneys’ Fees In Florida Car Accident Cases Sometimes, in car accident cases, an Orlando personal injury attorney needs to prove that an insurance company acted in bad faith against their insured.  This can allow their…
  • Mar 7

    Florida Motorcycle Accident Settlement Amount

    Florida Motorcycle Accident Settlement Amount
    Florida Motorcycle Accident Settlement Values As an Orlando auto accident attorney, I often consult verdict and settlement reporters to help myself and my team to advise clients regarding the possible value of their case.  This list…
Rank this Week: 1878

Life, Health and Disability…

Life, Health and Disability Insurance Law Blog

Covers ERISA and non-ERISA issues on disability, life and health insurance law. By Barger & Wolen.

http://www.lifehealthdisabilityinsurancelaw.com/
  • Oct 17

    Concurrent Causation from "A Medley of Interesting Disability Cases"

    Concurrent Causation from "A Medley of Interesting Disability Cases"
    Kruk v. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co.,2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 35637 (D. Conn. 2013) Facts and holding: Rita Kruk (“Kruk”), a Human Resources Specialist, was a participant in an ERISA plan provided through her employment that provided…
  • Sep 2

    Barger & Wolen and Hinshaw & Culbertson Announce Merger

    Barger & Wolen and Hinshaw & Culbertson Announce Merger
    Combined Firms Create Powerhouse Insurance Practice with 120 Attorneys Dedicated to Serving the Insurance Industry    Chicago and Los Angeles — September 2, 2014 — Barger & Wolen and Hinshaw & Culberston, a…
  • Aug 25

    Burden of Proof: The "What Changed?" Argument from "A Medley of Interesting Disability Cases"

    Burden of Proof: The "What Changed?" Argument from "A Medley of Interesting Disability Cases"
    Hegger v. Unum Life Ins. Co. of America, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 28587 (N.D. Cal. 2013) Facts and holding: Plaintiff Tami Hegger (“Hegger”) was employed as a medical device sales representative until she left work in December…
Rank this Week: 1946

RiskProf

RiskProf

Discussions on Insurance, Liability Law and Economics. By Martin F. Grace and J. Tyler Leverty.

http://riskprof.typepad.com/tort/
  • May 10

    Welcome Summer 2010

    Welcome Summer 2010
    We'll be using this blog for everything but grades this semester.  Grades will be posed on Ulearn.Text: Cross and Miller, Wests Legal Environment of Business (2007) 6th Edition.Here is a link with info from Amazon.  This book is available…
  • Sep 29

    American Association for Justice is a Caricature

    American Association for Justice is a Caricature
    I got a kick out of this article in the Washington Times on Sept.
  • Aug 12

    Isn't this a good thing?

    Isn't this a good thing?
    HILO, Hawaii -- Living on the slope of one of the most active volcanos in the world can be expensive when it comes to homeowners insurance.
Rank this Week: 1438

Reinsurance Focus

Reinsurance Focus

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

http://reinsurancefocus.com/
Rank this Week: 2694

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: 4595

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP…

Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP Blog

Covers employment law.

http://www.kdvlaw.com/news-resources/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 2760

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: 2290

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: 2827

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: 2194

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: 2899

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: 3079

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: 2772