The historic June 23, 2016 vote by a majority of voters for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union has dominated the headlines and roiled financial markets around the world – and for good reason.
Insurer Did Not Breach Duty to Defend Where It Refused to Defend Insured’s Husband and Marital Community
The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, applying Washington law, has held that insurers did not breach their duty to defend where they refused to provide a defense for an insured’s husband and marital community.
Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), in effect since 2010, prohibits discrimination in any federally funded health program on the basis of race, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
There have been a number of important developments in class action securities litigation case filings in the recent years.
Maryland’s Evergreen Health Cooperative has filed for an injunction against the federal government to halt payment by the Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (co-op) of the $22 million it owes to CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield based on the Affordable Care Act’s risk adjustment formula.
One of the most vexing issues facing parties in reinsurance arbitrations is whether the other side’s party-appointed arbitrator qualifies under the arbitrator criteria set forth in the arbitration clause of the reinsurance agreement.
Formerly known as a bankers blanket bond, and sometimes referred to as a fidelity bond, the financial institution bond as it is commonly known, is simply an insurance policy.
Regular readers know that from time to time I publish my reviews of books that I have recently read.
‘Sorry, but You Have Nothing in Common’: the New York Court of Appeals’ Recent Rejection of the ‘Common Interest Doctrine’ Outside the Context of Litigation
The New York Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, recently rejected an attempt to apply the “common interest doctrine,” an exception to the general rule that communicating privileged information to a third party waives the attorney-client privilege, to situations where separately represented parties communicate attorney-client privileged information in connection with transactions or other circumstances other than in anticipation of litigation.