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The Affordable Care Act & the Impact on the C-Suite – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
The Affordable Care Act: The Structure of Health Plans – Interview with Alden Bianchi, Member, Mintz Levin
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Greenberger: Derivatives Legislation Would Seriously Weaken Dodd-Frank
NFA Chairman Chris Hehmeyer Talks Bankruptcy Reform
Ritholtz: Insurance Regulators Should Oversee Derivatives
How to Respond to President Obama's Cybersecurity Executive Order
Ritholtz: 'Dot Com Bonus Envy' Stymies Wall St. Reform
Insurance Lawyer: Very Limited Coverage for Hurricane Sandy
Weekly Brief: Hurricane Sandy, GC Donations, Tweeting Fake News
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
The Benefits of WRAP Insurance on Large Construction Projects - Ray Buddie
Highlights from Day Three of Health Care Arguments [audio]
Highlights from Day Two of Health Care Arguments [audio]
Highlights from Day One of Health Care Arguments [audio]
Health Care Cases in 90 Seconds
Health Care 5: Will This Be a Landmark Decision?
Health Care 4: Can Congress Force States to Expand Medicaid?
Health Care 2: Can Congress Force Individuals to Buy Insurance?
A recent decision in District Court in New Jersey may interest insurers subrogating transportation claims. In particular, it sets forth the legal argument to challenge target-carriers’ arguments about purported limitations of...more
The Carmack Amendment to the Interstate Commerce Act established a uniform national policy for interstate carriers’ liability for property loss. 49 U.S.C. § 14706. Under Carmack, while a carrier is generally liable for the...more
Car accidents are devastating. Many victims are disorientated after an auto accident. In most cases, there is noticeable damage to the vehicles involved. Sadly, there may also be serious or fatal injuries to those...more
The management, operation and maintenance of a business aircraft is a complex and expensive undertaking. Although some aircraft owners may be able to hire experienced pilots and mechanics, a good charter-manager brings...more
On June 1, 2013, the Conncticut General Assembly passed legislation that exempts certain commercial truck drivers from Connecticut’s unemployment law. It amends Connecticut General Statutes § 31-222(a)(5), relating to...more
Hopefully, it will never happen to you. But, what if the call comes in that an employee driver has been involved in an accident, in a company vehicle, and he/she is intoxicated. In Kentucky, and many other states, drunk...more
In dramatic fashion, and with some historic footnotes, the 2013 Minnesota Legislature concluded its work last week....more
On May 9, 2013, a tanker truck carrying thousands of gallons of diesel fuel, overturned and caught on fire on a ramp near Interstate 81 and route 322 in Harrisburg....more
As the new year brings in a new term for the Obama Administration, the pace of Iran sanctions shows no sign of slowing. As we reported in October and November, Washington’s commitment to denying Iran the ability to advance...more
Satellite Export Controls Now Eligible to be Returned to Commerce Department Jurisdiction -
On January 3, 2013, President Obama signed into law Public Law No. 112-239, the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of...more
The $50.7 billion Hurricane Sandy relief package is currently being debated in the House. Monday night, the Rules Committee approved 13 amendments for floor consideration. After neglecting to schedule a vote on an aid...more
The U.S. Supreme Court has now ruled that Lozman’s houseboat was a "floating home" and has ruled that his floating home is not a vessel.
After a dramatic November general election, the Minnesota Legislature convened the 2013 session this week with the DFL party firmly in control of state government for the first time in 22 years....more
The 112th Congress adjourned before voting on any Hurricane Sandy relief bill. Although the Senate passed a $60.4 billion relief bill, the House did not hold a vote on it nor the Republican-backed alternative $27 billion...more
Third Party Logistic companies are brokers who match shippers with carriers. Today, 3PLs are no longer insulated from liability. They have become a target susceptible to large veridicts for damages. With increases exposure it...more
Understanding the shakey corporate structure can help insurers avoid unwanted or unintended risk exposure....more
I argued this case for SMART in the Supreme Court on March 7th, 2012 on my application for leave to appeal. Rather than grant, the Court issued an opinion in favor of SMART, reversing the Court of Appeals decision, which I...more
Finds “Business Use” Exception to the Policy Applies to Bar Coverage for Accident While Under Dispatch
In this article, Daniel E. Cummins of the Scranton, Lackawanna County, Luzerne County, Northeastern Pennsylvania insurance defense firm of Foley, Comerford & Cummins analyzes recent decisions from Pennsylvania courts strictly...more
Many small to medium-sized business purchase commercial general liability insurance or some other type of business insurance to protect the business against claims or lawsuits. In exchange for premium payments by the...more
The laws surrounding pedestrian right of way can be complicated. You need to know 1) when to cross as a pedestrian and 2) when to yield as a motor vehicle driver. Violating any of these laws can cost you big - in both...more
Many of us fondly recall the Jetsons cartoon from our childhoods. It was a show that still seems incredibly futuristic, and yet many of the inventions envisioned in the Jetsons aren’t yet a part of our reality. But one...more
When the Costa Concordia ran aground on a reef off Giglio Island near the Tuscan coast of Italy last month, owners and insurers of vessels certainly paid attention. How could they not? The incident was the...more
Arrested for DWI in New Mexico? How to get your Ignition Interlock License....more