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CGL Policies And Data Breaches: No Publication, No Coverage

by Carlton Fields on

As cyber hacking and phishing schemes become more common, one issue that is often raised is whether, and to what extent, damages resulting from these incidents fall within the coverage afforded under a standard commercial...more

Ask the Public Adjustor: Covering Life with Wisdom*

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

I’ll come right out and admit it: I was a crasher at last night’s party. Though they helped me bluff my way in, every stitch of clothing I wore was borrowed, and the limo … it’s a long story, but let’s just say Uber. Then I...more

Total Loss Valuations: Class Certified By Louisiana Federal Court

by Robinson & Cole LLP on

Insurers or their vendors generally use software to perform valuations of vehicles for total losses on auto insurance claims. This software will typically use databases of recent sales or prices offered for comparable...more

Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in MAO’s Double Damages Case

On April 15, 2013, the United States Supreme Court denied a petition for certiorari brought by GlaxoSmithKline (“Glaxo”) seeking review of a Third Circuit decision in favor of Humana Medical Plan (“Humana”), as a Medicare...more

Court Rules That Supervision and Enrollment Issues Don't Give Rise to False Claims Act Liability

by Baker Donelson on

Following the ever-growing progeny of cases holding that Medicare conditions of participation do not give rise to False Claims Act (FCA) liability, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit overturned an $11...more

Michigan Court Holds No Duty to Defend Computer Hacking Claim

In its recent decision in Coral Reef Prods. v. AXIS Surplus Ins. Co., 2012 Mich. App. LEXIS 1149 (Mich. App. June 19, 2012), the Michigan Court of Appeals had occasion to consider whether a claim for computer hacking fell...more

Do Your Vendors Have the Right Insurance to Pay for the Damages They May Cause to Your Business?

by Pierce Atwood LLP on

When you enter into a contract with a vendor, you generally impose insurance requirements on the vendor and an indemnification obligation. But consider whether your current contracts have insurance requirements that would...more

2011 — The Year of The Breach: Consumers, companies, insurers, and legislators stake out positions after rash of data breaches

by Zelle LLP on

Originally Published in Insurance Law360. In the first seven months of 2011, a number of companies and institutions have reported large-scale data breaches. The causes of the breaches range from misplacement of data by...more

Going Back to Risk Basics for Clinical Work: Beware of Overly Broad Indemnification Clauses, Lack of Clarity on Third-Party Loss...

1. You May Get What You Drafted. Broad indemnification provisions, once played out, can sometimes result in surprising applications. For example, in Mass Transit Administration v. CSX Transportation, Inc., 708 A.2d 298...more

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