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Latest Cyber Attack a Wake-up Call: What are your company’s IoT exposures?

by Farella Braun + Martel LLP on

The Internet of Things gives rise to many risks and exposures that companies and their insurers were not thinking about as recently as a couple years ago, and probably aren’t fully cognizant of today....more

The Impact of the Smart Home Revolution on Product Liability and Fire Cause Determinations

by Wilson Elser on

The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) has existed for more than 15 years. Technology pioneer Kevin Ashton is widely credited with coining the term in 1999 to describe the connection of physical objects to the internet...more

Your Data Breach Collided With My Personal Injury Coverage

by Carlton Fields on

Editors at Wired magazine recently engaged in a year-long project to develop a means to hack the onboard computer of a Jeep, and override the driver’s control of several critical vehicle functions. According to a disturbing...more

The Internet of Things and Cyber Risk

From the 2015 PLUS Cyber Liability Symposium (#PLUScyber), Kirstin Simonson of Travelers visits the PLUS Media Zone to discuss the internet of things and related, emerging risks....more

Jeep Hack Drives Cyber, Crisis, Liability and Supply Chain Coverage Issues

by Wilson Elser on

A recall notice to fix critical control software on 1.4 million vehicles should raise concerns for companies, brokers and insurers across several business lines. The vulnerability of vital control systems to a remote hacking...more

Invasion of Privacy Tort could Cause Insurers New Headaches

by Dan Strigberger on

Insurers Beware! Ontario’s Court of Appeal will rule on whether there is a common law tort for invasion of privacy in the province. A tort for invasion of privacy would inevitably lead to numerous new liability claims,...more

CHINA ALERT: Promulgation of New Tort Law in China 7/1/10

by Miller & Martin PLLC on

In This Alert: *Punitive Damages *Privacy of Medical Records *Product Liability Lawsuits *Action Suggested Please see full alert below for more information....more

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