Louisiana and Mississippi Policyholders Have Additional 60 Days to Submit NFIP Proofs of Loss

Louisiana and Mississippi Policyholders Have Additional 60 Days to Submit NFIP Proofs of Loss

On March 7, 2016 through March 19, 2016, severe winter storms affected Louisiana and Mississippi. For those policyholders with flood losses, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) requires a policyholder to send the insurer a complete, signed and sworn-to-proof of loss within 60 days after the date of loss.

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Direct Claims Against Insurers and Anti-suit Injunctions

By | Ship Law Log | April 27, 2016
Direct Claims Against Insurers and Anti-suit Injunctions

In Shipowners’ Mutual Protection & Indemnity Association (Luxembourg) -v- Containerships Denizcilik Nakliyat ve Ticaret AS (The “Yusuf Cepnioglu”) [2016] EWCA Civ. 386, the Court of Appeal considered the juridical nature of a foreign statute which gives a victim (in this case, a charterer) the right to sue a defendant’s insurer (in this case, an owners’ club) directly without first suing the insured, and in the circumstances of the case, whether it was appropriate to uphold an anti-suit injunction (“ASI”) which had been made by the court below.

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Colorado Supreme Court Holds That an Insurer Need Not Show Prejudice if Denying Coverage for a Settlement Prior to Notice of Claim

Colorado Supreme Court Holds That an Insurer Need Not Show Prejudice if Denying Coverage for a Settlement Prior to Notice of Claim

On Monday, April 25, 2016, the Supreme Court of Colorado ruled that policyholders could not be indemnified for a settlement incurred before providing their insurers of notice of the claim—even if the insurer did not suffer any prejudice from lack of notice.

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