Every day, there is a new story about Ebola in the media. While some commentators suggest that the threat of Ebola in the United States is overblown – and we hope they are right – now is still the time for all businesses to review their insurance policies to understand what insurance coverage, if any, they may have available should an Ebola-related liability and/or loss occur.
In my prior blogs on Arizona insurance law, I discussed how insurance companies cannot simply get off the hook if a policyholder submits a claim late or files a lawsuit after the statute of limitations has expired.
In Central Mutual Insurance Co. v. Tracy’s Treasures, Inc., No. 1-12-3339, 2014 IL App (1st) 123339 (Sept. 30, 2014), the Illinois Appellate Court expressed great skepticism regarding an insured’s settlement of an underlying TCPA without the insurer’s knowledge.
William Gallagher Associates, a Boston-based insurance broker, has announced the rollout of a new policy to cover Ebola-related losses at hospitals and other healthcare providers involved in primary care emergency treatment.
Litigation related to Super Storm Sandy is still going strong; or even still getting into full swing.
What Are the Costs and Risks to Administrators When District Courts Remand Benefit Denials Back to Them?
I have been writing a lot recently about big picture items, from Supreme Court cases over ERISA’s statute of limitations to the ability of plan sponsors to legally control litigation against them, and everything in between.
Will Legislative Intent Play Crucial Role in Florida Supreme Court’s Decision Regarding Citizens Bad Faith Immunity?
One of the many questions faced by the Florida Supreme Court is whether the lawmakers who drafted the statutory scheme which created Citizens Property Insurance Corporation intended to grant the insurance carrier immunity from liability for bad faith causes of actions.
Continuing an recent downward trend, corporate and securities litigation filings during the third quarter declined, both compared to the prior quarter and compared to the third quarter last year, according a new report from Advisen, the insurance information firm.
The great CLE instructor Jim McElhaney, a Professor Emeritus at Case Western, used to tell the story of a “professional expert” testifying at trial on cross-examination.
A little known fact outside the aviation industry itself is that the FAA is in the insurance business, providing, under certain circumstances, war risk insurance coverage to US air carriers.