The Tom Brady legal victory is being criticized, lauded, and talked about by millions in our fanatical football country.
A new approach to ensuring that individuals with responsibility for management and governance in insurance firms is being introduced by the United Kingdom regulators.
As the economy across the United States continues its slow improvement, many cities across the nation are experiencing a boom in real estate development. From residential to public transit to public works, developers are bidding on and undertaking large projects.
In Yafei Huang v. Life Ins. Co. of North America, 8th Cir. Missouri, Liu, the insured, sought life insurance and supplemental life insurance through his employer’s ERISA plan.
The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to decide next Term, in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, whether a class can be certified when many class members lack injury (see my June 16 post for more on that).
Much of the focus on health insurers under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has centered on larger health insurance companies. In an effort to expand the number of health plans available to the public, the ACA also created the Consumer Operated and Oriented Plan (CO-OP) Program.
As I discussed in a recent post, on July 20, 2015, the Seventh Circuit issued its opinion in the Neiman Marcus consumer data breach class action lawsuit.
In a multi-layered decision, Century Surety Company v. Belvins, (United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, August 18, 2015), the Fifth Circuit found that a policyholder could assert non-statutory bad faith claims against an insurer under Louisiana law.
Many observers, including even this blog, have speculated whether the rising wave of data breaches and cyber security attacks will result in litigation against the directors and officers of the affected companies.
In my last D&O Discourse post, I discussed why changes to the securities litigation defense bar are inevitable: in a nutshell, the economic structures of the typical securities defense firms – mostly national law firms – result in defense costs that significantly exceed what is rational to spend in a typical securities class action.