Electronic Medical Records: Help or Hindrance?
Variables Affecting Medical PL Settlement Values
Technology in Healthcare
Prior & Pending Litigation
Nowotny on Private Placement Group Variable Deferred Annuity Contracts for Tax Exempt and Foreign Investors
Nowotny on Private Placement Variable Deferred Annuities
The Intersection of Cyber and D&O Coverage
Nowotny on Private Placement Life Insurance
Is Private/Non-Profit D&O Coverage Under Priced?
Halliburton: Good for the Plaintiffs’ Bar?
D&O in Brazil and Latin America
Regan Miller, RPLU on Cyber Risk
Jeffrey Koonankeil on How the EPL Landscape is Changing
Reservation of Rights and the Insurer
Insurance Companies and the Attorney-Client Privilege in Arizona
The TCPA: Deep Dive: Details, Class Actions, Regulations, and Defense Strategies
The TCPA: Basics, Targeted Industries, and Trends
Insights and Strategies on Class Action Litigation from General Counsel and Chief Legal Officers
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 118-the Alstom FCPA Enforcement Action
What is a Damron Agreement?
The federal agency that oversees Medicare’s prescription drug program has alleged that a major U.S. insurance company misled beneficiaries about the pharmacies included in the company’s drug plan, and imposed a $1 million...more
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) has made it clear that an insurer cannot avoid claims for failing to defend a policyholder merely by tendering payment to the policyholder at the last minute. The central issue...more
On June 12, the CFPB announced that it has issued a Consent Order under which a New Jersey title services company, Stonebridge Title Services Inc., agreed to pay a $30,000 civil money penalty for paying illegal kickbacks for...more
The CFPB announced it had entered into a consent order with a mortgage insurance company following the CFPB’s filing of a complaint in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida against the company...more
In This Issue:
- Eastern District of Pennsylvania: Insurer’s “Paid When Incurred” Practice is Not Bad Faith or a Violation of Pennsylvania’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law
- California Court...more
On August 1, 2013, the California Supreme Court ruled in Zhang v. The Superior Court of San Bernardino County, No. S178542 (Cal. Aug. 1, 2013) that insurance practices violating the state’s Unfair Insurance Practices Act...more
On Wednesday, May 8, 2013, the California Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the state’s Court of Appeal decision in Zhang v. Superior Court (California Capital Insurance Company), 100 Cal.Rptr.3d 803 (2009) (previously...more
The CFPB announced the settlement of enforcement actions brought in federal district court in Florida against four national mortgage insurers involving allegations that the insurers paid kickbacks to mortgage lenders in...more
Court of Appeals of Wisconsin
In State v. GE-Milwaukee, LLC, 2011 WL 6032721 (Wis. App. Dec. 6, 2001), the Court of Appeals of Wisconsin held that an insurer had no duty to defend its insureds under a business insurance...more
Eighth District Rules that Facts Supporting Affirmative Defenses are Discoverable as Long as Parties ask for "Letters, Memorandum, and Other Documents"
Party A sues Party B alleging wrongful termination, pay...more
This is a demand for insurance coverage made on behalf of a small business. In this case, the insured suffered a massive loss when his hydraulic lift "exploded" in his auto repar garage. The insurer denied coverage for the...more
As an experienced personal injury lawyer with millions of dollars in settlements from over thirty years of experience, there are a number of common tricks and tactics utilized by insurance companies in settling personal...more
An Analysis of Insurance Company Bad Faith in California Pedestrian, Bicycle, Car and Motorcycle Accidental Injury and Death Accidents By An Experienced Personal Injury Attorney and Former Insurance Company Defense Lawyer And...more
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