If your home has been damaged by the recent floods in southeast Louisiana, you will need to submit a flood claim, if you have flood insurance.
Most people believe that when they buy homeowner’s or commercial property insurance that they will be covered for any damage that may occur to their property.
In a win for a Wiley Rein client, the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, applying California law, has held that an insured is required to reimburse his insurer for defense costs incurred for a non-covered claim where the insurer properly reserved its right to recoupment.
All insurance policies have provisions requiring timely notification of a loss or claim to the insurance carrier.
The United States District Court for the District of Arizona has held that mere reference to a “pyramid scheme” in a prior lawsuit is insufficient to warrant judgment on the pleadings regarding the relatedness of a claim alleging a pyramid scheme.
By emergency declaration issued August 18, 2016, the Commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Insurance adopted Emergency Rule 27.
When a reinsurance arbitration is conducted under non-neutral rules or practices, when and how ex parte communications are allowed to take place between a party’s counsel and a party’s party-appointed arbitrator are important items to resolve at the organizational meeting.
Panama Canal Expansion Expected to Expand Shipping from Asia to the East Coast: What Law Will Govern if My Shipment is Lost?
If you ship goods between Asia or South America and the United States, you are no doubt aware of the “Third Set of Locks Project,” which doubled the capacity of the Panama Canal by adding a new lane of traffic and increasing the width and depth of the existing lanes and locks, allowing larger ships to pass.
The SEC has long made it clear that it intends to protect whistleblowers and to suppress activities it believes will have the effect of discouraging whistleblower activity.
“I am here to help you and get you everything you deserve to get.” That is the script and the first lie Louisiana flood insurance adjusters will say.