One of the more distinctive business trends in recent months has been the surge of so-called corporate inversion transactions, in which a domestic U.S. company merges with a non-U.S. company, with the the successor company to be based in the foreign country in order to take advantage of a more favorable corporate tax regime.
September 30, 2014, was the deadline for Governor Jerry Brown to take action on bills passed by the California Legislature during the 2014 regular legislative session.
Yesterday’s post, Texas Insurance Lobbyists Support Bad Insurance Practices promised to show “how the insurance lobby uses ‘think tanks’ and the media – directly referencing yours truly – to manipulate our own elected representatives.”
Most homeowner’s policies issued in New Jersey contain statutes of limitation for filing a lawsuit against an insurance carrier where the homeowner (insured), disagrees with the insurance carrier’s claim payment amount, or refusal to make any payment on a claim.
May an Insured Demand to See the Insurer’s Claim File? Depends On What You Ask for and When You’re Asking.
Recently, the federal court for the Middle District of Florida applied a rule of great interest to insureds who believe that their insurer has wrongly denied coverage: whether the insurer’s “claim file” can be requested in discovery.
If organized criminals in Texas wanted to get off easier and pay less for their misdeeds, they would probably higher lobbyists to make up a propaganda campaign to change laws to go easier on crooks.
Fifth Circuit Reverses District Court, Holds Multiple Disclosures Establish Loss Causation Even if No Single Disclosure Alone Sufficient
A recurring question arising in class action securities litigation is what constitutes a “corrective disclosure” for purposes of satisfying the requirements for pleading loss causation.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s July 2010 decision in Morrison v. National Australia Bank seemed to sound the death knell for so-called “f-cubed” litigation – that is, lawsuits brought in U.S. courts under the U.S. securities laws by foreign investors who bought their shares in a foreign company on a foreign exchange.
Medical Malpractice Insurer Could Not Cancel Claims Made Policy with Knowledge That a Potential Claim Was Pending
Physicians Liability Insurance Company (“PLICO”), issued a “claims made“ medical malpractice insurance policy to Defendant Mark Valentine. As a result of Valentine’s negligence during a surgical procedure, David Wurtz died.