So the Supreme Court, for the second time, has now taken a pass on ruling on whether ERISA plans can contain forum selection clauses.
Supreme Court to Hear Class Action Cases Involving Class Action Waivers and Tolling of Statutes of Limitations
The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted certiorari in class action cases involving: (1) class action waivers in employment contracts; and (2) whether filing of a securities class action tolled a statute of repose.
On January 10, 2017, Matthew Pappalardo, former director of HiRise Engineering of Uniondale, New York, pled guilty to the unauthorized practice of engineering as a result of fraudulently changed engineering reports for Superstorm Sandy flood victims.
The SEC is the primary regulatory body charged with the enforcement of the U.S. securities laws. Most insurance and legal professionals are well-aware of the agency and familiar with its regulatory role.
This is another article in our series addressing the continued deterioration and downward spiral of multi-employer defined benefit pension funds and the resulting impact upon participants, unions and most importantly on employers.
Temp Nurse Deemed an “Employee” Under Hospital Insurance Policy Despite Staffing Agreement Stating Otherwise
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has held that, under Maryland law, a nurse placed by a staffing agency to work at a hospital qualifies as a hospital “employee”
The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, applying New York law, has held that an insurer was entitled to rescind a policy based on an insured’s omission of prior loss data on an insurance application.
Instead of sending a full and adequate amount of insurance proceeds, is your insurance company sending over just a small offer hoping it “settles” the claim and that you accept it and go away?
Liability of senior management and directors has assumed the centre stage of discussion in India against the backdrop of new laws expandingthe scope of director’s liability, headline grabbing boardroom battles and unpleasant run-ins of global giants with regulators.
Next up in our whirlwind 50-state tour of claims handling requirements is the Tar Heel State. Unlike our previous stops in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, North Carolina has relatively few explicit claims handling requirements.