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Superman's Legal Duty
Gene Grabowski on Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices
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Webinar: Investigating and Resolving Sexual Assaults on Campus
Lessons from Amusement Park Safety Concerns: An Integrated Approach to Business Regulation
Money Talks: Safe Places & Breach of Security (Part I)
In the UK decision of Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance Company Ltd v Heraldglen Ltd  EWHC 154 (Comm), it was held that the ‘September 11' terrorist attacks on the twin towers of the World Trade Center were two separate events...more
In This Issue:
- Excerpt from Reports:
Australia. Private Health Insurance Administration Council -
13 November 2013 - Industry consultation – Second round...more
Limitations on liability and disclaimers of damages for breach of contract claims are commonplace in outsourcing, licensing and procurement agreements. These provisions can create contentious negotiations as the parties seek...more
In This Issue:
- Excerpt from Legislation:
26 September 2013 Private Health Insurance (Benefit Requirements) Amendment Rules 2013 (No. 5)...more
In Kostelac v. Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty AG, 2013 WL 1668245 (11th Cir. Apr. 17, 2013) (unpub.), the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals addressed the application of the forum non conveniens doctrine to a coverage...more
There is an increasing trend in the UK towards accepting a blanket notification of claims, or circumstances that might give rise to a claim, as valid notification under an insurance policy. Australian companies should...more
Despite the efforts to prevent accidents, crashes with Canadian drivers are still an all too common occurrence in Washington State. To make matters worse, dealing with Canadian insurance companies can be confusing and...more
ABA Capital Markets Corp. v. Provincial De Reaseguros C.A., No. 3D12-130, 2012 WL 5416441 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. Nov. 7, 2012).
In this appeal of a lower court’s non-final order denying defendant’s motion to dismiss a...more
As the flooding news from Thailand drags on, businesses must look to the lessons that past disasters can teach us - the Sendai earthquake and tsunami last March (the "Sendai Event"), Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and even...more
Nearly three months after the tragic 9.0-magnitude earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the full economic impact of this disaster remains unknown. Thousands of people have been confirmed dead, injured or missing, and millions...more
Originally published in Advisen FPN - May 16, 2011.
Although the media properly has focused primarily on the human tragedy caused by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, much also has been written about the...more
The human toll from the catastrophes caused by earthquake and tsunami devastating the east coast of Japan has numbed the world. Obviously, the immediate collective focus must be on aiding the survivors and controlling the...more
Jones Act and Maritime lawyers are few and far between in California despite the hundreds of miles of coastline. For most attorneys the rules governing injured seamen and dock workers are something that has never crossed...more
Today, Celebrity and Workplace Invasions of Privacy are occurring on a daily basis. The right of publicity, the right to control the commercial use of their identity, is constantly infringed. Now individual citizens are also...more