When faced with a catastrophic loss triggering multiple layers of coverage and recalcitrant insurers at the primary layer, a policyholder has strong incentives to settle with the first-layer carriers for less than the full...more
Insurance relies on uncertainty most of the time, so we price premiums based on events that the actuaries say are predictable en masse instead of unpredictable on an individual basis. But there is one totally predictable and...more
Suppose you are counsel for a policyholder impacted by a damaging storm, hurricane or other catastrophic event. Your client reports that it sustained property damage and a significant business interruption loss. You are asked...more
Originally published in Insurance Law360 on January 15, 2013.
In the aftermath of Hurricane (or post-tropical cyclone) Sandy, insurers and insureds alike will face a number of complicated insurance coverage issues, to...more
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