In This Issue:
- Third Circuit Seeks Guidance from Pennsylvania Supreme Court Regarding Whether Insured Tortfeasor May Assign Bad Faith Claim to Injured Third Party
- District of Colorado: Insurer Entitled To…more
Meuser v. Allstate Ins. Co., A136243, 2014 WL 802535 (Cal. Ct. App. Feb. 28, 2014).
Court of Appeals of California finds no breach of contract or bad faith where actual cost of repairing fire-damaged home was higher than…more
Safeco Ins. Co. of Illinois v. Rader, No. 1D13-2659, 2014 WL 660204 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. Feb. 21, 2014).
After entry of partial summary judgment on UM claim, insured successfully moved to amend his complaint to add a…more
Keeney v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., No. 13-CV-00796-RPM, 2014 WL 622509 (D. Colo. Feb. 18, 2014) -
District Court in Colorado grants defendant Insurer’s Motion for Summary Judgment where Insured’s failure to provide requested…more
Allstate Prop. & Cas. Ins. Co. v. Wolfe, No. 12-4450 (3d Cir. Feb. 20., 2014) -
Third Circuit petitions Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to decide whether an insured tortfeasor can assign his or her statutory bad faith claim…more
On April 9, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released the Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data: Physician and Other Supplier Public Use File (the “Data File”). The Data File contains…more
On April 8, 2014, several news agencies, including the New York Times and CNN, reported the discovery of a vulnerability in a core security protocol used by an estimated two-thirds of the world’s servers. The vulnerability lies…more
In a first of its kind opinion, a New Jersey district court holds that the FTC has the authority to set a standard for consumer data security and that it can sue for breach of that standard under its authority to bring…more
Deborah Spranger is a vice chair of Saul Ewing LLP’s business and finance department, a co-chair of its life sciences practice group and a member of the firm’s seven-member executive committee. She focuses her practice on…more
On March 28, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced the release of a security risk assessment (“SRA”) tool to assist small- to mid-sized providers in conducting risk assessments of their…more
Based on industry comments, the New York Department of Financial Services (the “NYDFS”) is strongly considering making a number of changes to its proposed Regulation 203, concerning Enterprise Risk Management (“ERM”) and Own…more
In This Issue:
- SEC at odds with Siemens over whether whistleblower protections extend to employees who report wrongdoing directly to their companies
- Fourth Circuit decision tolling False Claims Act statute of…more
In a landmark decision that will re-invigorate the recent campaigning by student-athletes and their advocates for a greater role in the business of college sports, the Regional Director for Region 13 of the National Labor…more
A hospital executive was recently indicted for allegedly submitting a false attestation regarding a hospital’s “meaningful use” of electronic health records (“EHR”) technology through the Medicare EHR incentive program. This…more
The ongoing saga between Lexmark International and Static Control Components was kept alive by the Supreme Court in its March 25, 2014, unanimous decision affirming Static Control’s standing to bring a false advertising claim…more
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