Hunton Insurance Lawyers Michael Levine and Andi DeField Discuss Insuring Emerging 3D Printing and Sharing Economies

Technological advances like 3D printing and “sharing platforms” have increased business risk and, simultaneously, opportunities for risk-shifting between stakeholders. For example, 3D printing has exposed manufacturers to new risks associated with professional, product, IP and workplace liabilities, and the sharing economy (e.g., ride-sharing, home-sharing, car-sharing, etc.) has complicated traditional risk-sharing structures and insurance portfolios.  View Full Post
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Upcoming Event – Policyholder Insurance Webinar Series: Is the Cyber Liability Exclusion the New Pollution Exclusion?

webinarBradley’s Policyholder Insurance Group is pleased to present “Is the Cyber Liability Exclusion the New Pollution Exclusion? Analyzing Commercial and Product Liability Coverage Issues in Today’s Connected World” as part of our ongoing Policyholder Insurance Webinar Series. This webinar will feature detailed information about the potential risks and coverage gaps facing policyholders presented by Bradley attorney Katherine J. View Full Post
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Hunton Insurance Lawyers Analyze How Second Circuit’s Recent Opinion Regarding Employer’s Liability Exclusion Impacts Hospitality Industry Insureds

Liability insurance policies generally have an exclusion barring coverage for claims brought by the insured’s own employees. Many times, especially in the hospitality industry, a liability insurance policy provides coverage for various different companies. A common question is whether claims brought by an employee of one insured against another insured are covered under such a policy. View Full Post
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Rocky Mountain Public Adjuster Conference Summer 2017 Seminar

The Rocky Mountain Association of Public Insurance Adjusters’ Summer Meeting and Seminar (RMAPIA) is scheduled for this Friday at the Embassy Suites in downtown Denver. RMAPIA has applied for continuing education credits for this event in each of the RMAPIA states of Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming. View Full Post
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Random Thoughts After the Latest Baby Powder Talc Verdict

It was another win for the plaintiffs yesterday in the Mississippi-born Johnson & Johnson baby powder talc litigation. The latest verdict was $417 million a California jury awarded to a single plaintiff after a 4 week trial. The plaintiffs have now won something like 5 of the 6 trials with most verdicts being massive. View Full Post
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Hunton Insurance Lawyers Michael Levine and Andi DeField Discuss Insuring Emerging 3D Printing and Sharing Economies

Technological advances like 3D printing and “sharing platforms” have increased business risk and, simultaneously, opportunities for risk-shifting between stakeholders.  For example, 3D printing has exposed manufacturers to new risks associated with professional, product, IP and workplace liabilities, and the sharing economy (e.g., ride-sharing, home-sharing, car-sharing, etc.) has complicated traditional risk-sharing structures and insurance portfolios.  View Full Post
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UK: Corporate Insurance Newsletter – July 2017

By | Global Insurance Blog | August 22, 2017
The Hogan Lovells’ Corporate Insurance Newsletter for July has been published.  This provides a round-up of UK, EU and international regulatory developments relevant to UK based insurance market participants.  In this issue, amongst other items, we cover: Publication of final drafts of regulations on insurance linked securities PRA’s policy statements on dealing with a market turning event in the general insurance sector and on cyber insurance underwriting risk European Commission consults on the draft Delegated Regulations for IDD View Full Post
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