Selling Cyber Insurance to Professional Services Firms
Rod Beckstrom Discusses Cyber Security and Metasploit
Is an Insurer's selection of an Appraiser important?
The Importance of Conducting Due Diligence During the Hiring Process
When An Insurance Broker Has a Duty to Recommend Coverage
The Correct Timing of Issuing a Certificate of Insurance
The Internet of Things and Cyber Risk
Emerging Cyber Liability Risks
Is the Cyber Insurance Market Sustainable?
Selling Cyber Insurance: Key Considerations
What is an appraisal?
Insurance Limits and Case Value - A Clear Correlation?
The Social Engineering Cyber Exposure
Taking A Proactive Approach to Cyber Security
Underwriting: Art or Science?
Medical PL Risks in Retail Healthcare
Physician Considerations When Prescribing Medical Marijuana
Amy Levine Discusses TNC Insurance Policies at 2015 CIWA Summer Forum
Mark Robinson Discusses Price Optimization at the 2015 CIWA Summer Forum
David Hauge Discusses Insurance Rebates at the CIWA Summer Forum & Annual Meeting
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In Boyle v. Zurich American Insurance Company, SJC-11791 (Sept. 14, 2015), the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) affirmed an award of $2,250,000 plus interest against an insurer for failing to defend its insured on a $50,000...more
Woodland Hills personal injury attorney Barry P. Goldberg is always looking for creative ways to obtain as much as possible for his clients. It has become more common that the value of the plaintiff’s injuries easily exceed...more
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Dufour v. Progressive Classic Ins. Co., No. 2014AP157, 2015 WL 4275292 (Wis. Ct. App. July 16, 2015).
The Court of Appeals of Wisconsin reverses the Circuit Court for Dodge County and remands for proceedings on damages...more
INSURERS NEED NOT OFFER OR PROVIDE UIM COVERAGE IN PERSONAL AUTO POLICIES FOR ACCIDENTS OCCURRING IN BUSINESS/COMMERCIAL VEHICLES.
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Kennedy v. Allstate, No. 15-2221 (E.D. Pa. July 8, 2015).
District Court recognizes possibility that insurance adjusters owe a duty of care to insureds that would be breached by failing to conduct a reasonable...more
Insurance and indemnity are the primary risk management strategies on construction projects. Insurance, such as commercial general liability insurance, insures against third party claims for bodily injury and property damage,...more
Valley Crest Landscape Development, Inc. v. Mission Pools of Escondido, Inc. -
Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District (July 2, 2015) -
The Appellate Court reviewed three issues on appeal in this case. First,...more
In a lawsuit filed this week, Evanston Insurance Co. sued Uber Technologies Inc. alleging that it is not required to cover Uber's settlement of a lawsuit involving a fatal car collision that involved a family and an Uber...more
From the 2015 PLUS Medical PL Symposium session “Mo' Money, Mo' Problems: Do Limits Increase Claims Values?,” moderator Jonathan S. Ziss, Esq. (Goldberg Segalla) and plaintiffs' attorney Michael F. Barrett, Esq. (Barrett...more
The first line of the Seventh Circuit’s opinion says it all: “This case provides a warning for insurance companies who refuse to defend their insureds.” As the court’s admonishment suggests, insurers that improperly refuse to...more
In Fluor Corporation v. The Superior Court of Orange County (Hartford Accident & Indemnity Co., real party in interest), 2015 Cal. LEXIS 5631 (Aug. 20, 2015), the California Supreme Court determined that California Insurance...more
Insurance; Duty To Defend; Insurance Coverage; Intentional Acts; Sexual Misconduct -
Gonzalez v. Fire Insurance Exchange (2015) 234 Cal.App.4th 1220, 184 Cal.Rptr.3d 394 (WL 960927) -
This is an...more
In Fluor Corporation v. Superior Court (No. S205889; filed 8/20/15), the California Supreme Court overruled its earlier decision in Henkel Corp. v. Hartford Accident & Indemnity Co. (2003) 29 Cal.4th 934, holding that...more
In a unanimous decision that will have a serious impact on long-tail exposures, the California Supreme Court in Fluor Corp. v. Superior Court (Hartford Acc. & Indem.) has determined that policyholders may transfer liability...more
In a unanimous decision handed down by the California Supreme Court on August 20, 2015 in Fluor Corporation v. Superior Court, the court removed a significant obstacle facing companies that want to assign their interests in a...more
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A South Carolina federal district court judge has ordered that Nationwide must pay an accident victim $1.1 million, in excess of the $50,000 Nationwide policy, as a result of Nationwide’s failure to timely respond to a...more
Insured's Notice to Broker Satisfied Policy Requirements, Illinois Court Rules -
Why it matters: An insured's notice to its broker satisfied the policy's notice requirements, an Illinois appellate panel recently...more
Eighth Circuit: No Bad Faith Where Insured Failed to Make a Sufficient Demand and Insurer Refused to Entertain Settlement Offer Prior to Completing Investigation -
Purscell v. Tico Ins. Co., No. 13-2362, 2015 WL 3855253...more
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