Rory Eric Jurman

Rory Eric Jurman

Fowler White Burnett, P.A.

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Burning Down The House – The Wyndham Decision Allows The FTC To Sue Businesses For Getting Hacked

As it is commonly understood, the Great Fire of London spawned two fixtures of the modern world: advancements in firefighting and property insurance. The risk of fire was seen as a threat to society as a whole and mechanisms...more

9/18/2015 - Cybersecurity Data Breach Enforcement Authority Fair Notice FTC FTC v Wyndham Hotels Motion to Dismiss Resorts & Restaurants Security and Privacy Controls Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices Wyndham

In the Wake of Heimeshoff, the 11th Circuit and Equitable Tolling of Reasonable Contractual Time Limitations

As all ERISA practitioners are now well aware, in Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins Co., 134 S.Ct. 604 (2013), the United States Supreme Court provided that contractual time limitations provisions are enforceable in...more

7/7/2015 - Claims Limitations Period Contract Interpretation Equitable Tolling ERISA Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co. Statute of Limitations

Undercover of the Night – Hacking, Data Breaches And The Terrorism Exclusion

In recent years, there have been several notable large data breaches that have caught the attention of the media. Home Depot and Target are examples of major corporations that have been hacked. ...more

2/12/2015 - Commercial General Liability Policies Commercial Insurance Policies Corporate Counsel Cyber Insurance Cybersecurity Data Breach Home Depot Insurance Industry Liability Insurance Policy Exclusions Popular Sony Target

Can't You Hear Me Knocking? Amending ERISA

On October 15, 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Ins. Co., 134 S.Ct. 604 (2013). The specific question before the Court in that case, as expressly stated by...more

9/18/2014 - Contract Interpretation ERISA Heimeshoff v. Hartford Life & Accident Insurance Co. Limitation Periods SCOTUS Statute of Limitations

Land of Confusion: Insurance Coverage for Pre-Suit FCPA Investigation Costs under D&O liability Policies

Bloomberg recently reported that Walmart spent $439 Million in the past two years related to a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) investigation . Moreover, Walmart predicts that it will spend an additional $200 Million to...more

8/14/2014 - Board of Directors Compliance Corporate Counsel D&O Insurance DOJ Enforcement Enforcement Actions FCPA Investigations Popular Professional Liability Wal-Mart

Welcome To The Jungle

What happens when a plan administrator relies on information received from a third party to make a denial of benefits decision under an ERISA plan? Does the plan administrator bear the burden of weighing the relative...more

6/20/2014 - Benefit Plan Sponsors Denial of Benefits Employee Benefits ERISA

I Can’t Get No SATISFACTION-- In the Eleventh Circuit, Is Discretionary Language Still "Satisfactory to Us"?

Ever since the United States Supreme Court addressed the question of whether a wholesale adoption of the "arbitrary and capricious" standard of review would be appropriate for judicial review of denial of benefit...more

6/6/2014 - Benefit Plan Sponsors Disability Benefits Employee Benefits ERISA

When Silence Isn't Silence: What is the Silence of Your ERISA Summary Plan Description Actually Saying?

It is well known that in enacting the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA"), 29 U.S.C. § 1001 et. seq., Congress set forth a requirement that a Summary Plan Description ("SPD") be furnished to participants...more

5/19/2014 - Contract Interpretation ERISA Plan Administrators Retirement Plan Summary Plan Description

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