Jason Rubinstein

Jason Rubinstein

Gilbert LLP

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As Drones Hit the Sky, Lawsuits Predicted to Fly

The rise of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (“UAV”), also known as drones, is well-documented. In fact, the global market for non-military drones has recently been estimated as a $2.5 billion industry that is growing at...more

5/20/2015 - Commercial General Liability Policies Drones Farms Liability Insurance Policy Exclusions Popular Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Obama Signs Bill Extending Federal Terrorism Reinsurance Program

Born out of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, on November 26, 2002, President George W. Bush signed into law the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (“TRIA”). Originally set to expire on December 31, 2005, Congress twice...more

1/14/2015 - Terrorism Insurance TRIA

Wage & Hour Claims: A Look Back on The First Half of 2014

As the mid-point of 2014 fades into the rearview mirror, it is clear that wage and hour claims continue to be a hotbed of litigation impacting large and small companies across industries. In turn the protection those...more

9/8/2014 - Farm Workers Farms Hospitality Industry Hotels Wage and Hour Wages

What Do You Get When You Cross March Madness With Insurance?

A chance to win one billion dollars. Quicken Loans and Berkshire Hathaway recently announced that they are teaming up to award one billion dollars to be shared by persons who correctly predict the winners of every game in...more

2/26/2014 - Basketball Berkshire Hathaway Contests & Promotions Quicken Loans

Given Proliferating Wage & Hour Claims, Specialized Insurance an Important Consideration for Employers

Given a dramatic increase in both the number of wage and hour lawsuits and the average cost to employers to resolve one — $4.5 million — a little prevention could be worth at least a pound of cure in this area, Kami Quinn and...more

2/11/2014 - Compliance Corporate Counsel Employer Liability Issues Wage and Hour

Delaware Decision Makes It Increasingly Difficult for Insurers to Evade Coverage for Dissolved Corporations

Can an injured plaintiff obtain compensation from a dissolved company with unexhausted insurance policies and force the insurer to pay? The Delaware Supreme Court says yes—in certain circumstances. Originally published...more

2/4/2014 - Asbestos Asbestos Litigation Corporate Dissolution Dissolution Long-Tail Claims Statute of Limitations

Lessons from a Recent Wage & Hour Ruling

Wage and hour lawsuits continue to rise and it is clear that they are here to stay. See, e.g., Andrew Ramonas, US Chamber Warns: Wage-and-Hour Litigation on the Rise, Corporate Counsel (October 23, 2013) (noting that...more

11/12/2013 - Board of Directors Commercial General Liability Policies Compliance Corporate Counsel Corporate Governance D&O Insurance Officers Wage and Hour Wages

A Recent Development in “Wage and Hour” Insurance

In our August 1, 2012 blog entry titled “Insurance Coverage for Wage and Hour Litigation Claims,” we discussed the recent surge in wage and hour litigation and the potential for insurance coverage related to wage and hour...more

5/23/2013 - Directors Employment Practices Liability Coverage FLSA Officers Wage and Hour

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