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Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Construction Contractors Should Promptly Notify Insurers of a Potentially Covered Claim

Contractors always should put their insurers on notice of a potentially covered claim as soon as possible. In many states, an insured typically will not be denied coverage for the late notice of a claim if there is no...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

The California Wildfires: Insurance Implications

Uncertainty of their immediate cause(s) of the Camp and Woolsey Fires may complicate insurance recovery. How you present your claims to the insurers is critical to recovery....more

Cozen O'Connor

Fort Worth Court of Appeal Reverses Judgment Awarding Bad Faith Damages Against Insurer

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While the November 8, 2018 Court of Appeal of Texas, Fort Worth Division opinion reverses a trial court’s judgment on grounds of legal insufficiency and standing, the court’s analysis and application of current Texas bad...more

Holland & Knight LLP

New Proposed Medicare Part B Drug Reimbursement Model Raises Questions

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• The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a new proposed reimbursement model for certain Medicare Part B drugs and biologicals. • The proposed structure, called the International Pricing Index (IPI)...more

Hogan Lovells

UK regulators prepare for ‘No Deal Brexit’ with a Temporary Permissions Regime

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HM Treasury has proposed a Temporary Permissions Regime (“TPR“) as a temporary measure to replace the passporting regime in Schedule 3 and 4 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (“FSMA“) in the event of a no-deal...more

Zelle  LLP

California Wildfires and Related Insurance Claims Show No Signs of Stopping

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“We can’t stop and we won’t stop.” Is this the refrain to a Miley Cyrus song, the creed of the thousands of firefighters currently battling California’s wildfires, or the mantra of the fires themselves? While any...more

Carlton Fields

Court Upholds Decision Rendering Insurance Arbitration Provision and Delegation Clause Unenforceable for Failure to File Them with...

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In a dispute between Low Desert Empire Pizza (Desert Pizza) and its insurers over alleged mismanagement of claims and unjustifiable cost increases related to a workers’ compensation insurance program, a California appellate...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Proposed Regulations Would Permit Employers to Reimburse an Employee’s Premium Costs for a Health Insurance Policy Purchased in...

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Takeaway Message: Except in limited circumstances, current regulatory guidance prohibits an employer from maintaining a health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) that reimburses the cost of premiums for individual health...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

The Robins Kaplan Insurance Insight - Vol. 2, No. 2 Fall 2018: Interview with Lucy Fato, Executive Vice President and General...

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“Relationships are everything,” said Lucy Fato, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of American International Group, Inc. Lucy’s warmth, graciousness, and sincerity leave no doubt as to why she has enjoyed tremendous...more

Blank Rome LLP

Insurer Liability for Retained Counsel’s Malpractice

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The Hypothetical Facts - Take the following hypothetical: A California company is sued in the Los Angeles Superior Court for personal injuries suffered by the driver of a vehicle that was injured in a crash involving the...more

Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger...

California Wildfires - Insurance Reminder

Our hearts go out to those affected by the devastating fires in our community. We realize this is a difficult time, but it’s important to tender your insurance coverage claims immediately and file a timely proof of loss with...more

Locke Lord LLP

2018 Statewide Elections: A Mixed Bag for Insurers?

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All eyes have been focused on the federal mid-term elections and the impact on the U.S. House and Senate. Post-mortems by the pundits have begun. See Locke Lord’s take on the mid-terms. The divided government in Washington,...more

Dechert LLP

SEC Issues Proposed Rule Permitting Variable Annuity and Variable Life Insurance Contracts to Use Layered Disclosure

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced on October 30, 2018 that it had voted to issue a proposed rule and form amendments1 that would allow insurers offering variable annuity and/or variable life insurance...more

Bowditch & Dewey

Client Alert: Employers Required to File Mandatory HIRD Form by November 30, 2018

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On or before November 30, 2018, every Massachusetts employer that had six or more employees in any month during the past year must file a “Health Insurance Responsibility Disclosure” (HIRD) form. The HIRD form, a new annual...more

Cozen O'Connor

Update on California Fires

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Woolsey Fire - Fire Status Update and Investigation - The Woolsey Fire erupted at approximately 2:24 p.m., on November 8, 2018, near the intersection of E. Street and Alfa Road near the Santa Susana Field Laboratory...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Midterms Bring New Focus to Healthcare

Tuesday’s midterm elections showed that healthcare is now a top issue among voters, according to exit polls. In an NBC News poll, healthcare was the top issue for a plurality of voters, ahead of the economy, immigration, and...more

White and Williams LLP

Delaware Chancery Court Provides Guidance on Prior Material Breach and Set-Offs

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The Delaware Chancery Court recently reaffirmed several important contract interpretation principles in Post Holdings, Inc. v. NPE Seller Rep LLC, Civil Action No. 2017-0772-AGB. The case highlights the fact that a party...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Midterm Elections Place Healthcare Policy in Spotlight

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Healthcare was a top voter priority in the 2018 midterm elections, with 41 percent of national voters stating that healthcare was their "most important" issue. Accordingly, the Democratic strategy to focus on healthcare...more

White & Case LLP

MFN clauses could breach competition law

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On 2 November 2018, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) issued a statement of objections (SO) to ComparetheMarket, one of the largest price comparison websites in the UK. The SO sets out the CMA's provisional finding...more

Field Law

Defence + Indemnity: November 2018 - Insurance Issues - Case Summary: Aviva Insurance Company v. Intact Insurance Company, 2018...

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INSURANCE ISSUES - Where an insurer contributes more than its share to a defence and settlement of a claim vis-à-vis other insurers who are involved, it may seek contribution from the other insurers even where the policies...more

Nexsen Pruet, PLLC

A Bar, an Injury, an Assault & Battery Exclusion and Coverage

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In this space alone, there has been a plethora of cases in which coverage was denied based upon an assault and battery exclusion of a commercial general liability (CGL) policy. Recently, in a per curium opinion, the Court of...more

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart,...

Construction One-Minute Read: What If Your Insurance Carrier Negligently Provides Insufficient Coverage?

On October 18, 2018, the Illinois Supreme Court clarified when the statute of limitations begins to run on a claim for negligent procurement of insurance by an insurance agent or broker. In American Family Mutual Insurance...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

[Webinar] Top 5 Cybersecurity and Privacy Developments of 2018 and Their Insurance Implications - December 4th, 11:00am CT

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 11:00 A.M. CST -- Robins Kaplan attorneys Brandy Worden, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, and Michael Reif will review the top five cybersecurity and privacy developments in 2018 to help corporate in-house and...more

Carlton Fields

Court Invalidates Modified Arbitration Award Because it Exceeded Panel’s Authority Under the Functus Officio Doctrine

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An insured and its insurer were fighting over whether the insured’s settlement payment in separate litigation was a covered loss and whether there was a duty to defend in the separate litigation. ...more

Hogan Lovells

UK: PPI UPDATE – November 2018

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FCA publishes final guidance on regular premium PPI complaints and new consultation on mailing rules....more

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