Applying New York law, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York has held that a D&O insurer was not obligated to indemnify the insured or the insured’s E&O carrier because the D&O policy’s professional services exclusion applied.
Why should I go to Chip Merlin’s Las Vegas public adjuster seminar in August? A number of public adjusters understandably have asked this question, but an insurance company adjuster who publicly criticized me has placed the value of my advice at $10,000!!
It appears Cardno ChemRisk may have been engaged to work for a talc defendant. Or maybe the company just sees a booming litigation topic ahead.
5 Wishes for Securities Litigation Defense: Greater Director Involvement in Securities Litigation Defense and D&O Insurance
One of my “5 Wishes for Securities Litigation Defense” (April 30, 2016 post) is to increase the involvement of boards of directors in decisions concerning D&O insurance and the defense of securities litigation, including defense-counsel selection.
The crash of a vehicle operating in semi-autonomous or fully autonomous mode presents a headline-grabbing opportunity to question the technology and the pace at which it is being introduced.
As I discussed in Alabama Bad Faith: Part 1, Alabama distinguishes between bad faith refusal and bad faith delay cases.
The ubiquity of cancer is stunning, as illustrated at yet another British Open.
Commentary On Mesotheliomas Around the World: “a Global View of Mesotheliomas and Asbestos Litigation: Both Are Many Years Away from Peaking When Looking Outside the US”
The global toll of mesothelioma is daunting, and has been detailed by Julian Peto, PhD, in a range of articles and presentations.
Many insureds feel that by paying a high premium and having a good relationship with their insurance broker, they should have good insurance or better than average coverage.
The Internal Revenue Service recently issued proposed regulations under Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code (“Section 409A”) in an effort to clarify and modify parts of the current final regulations (issued in 2007) and proposed income inclusion regulations. For the most part, the proposed regulations are consistent with how most practitioners have been interpreting and applying the final regulations.