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The Affordable Care Act Survives Supreme Court Challenge: What Happens Next?

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The Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated opinion in California v. Texas regarding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), rejecting the third major challenge to the law. The Supreme Court held in a 7–2...more

Holland & Hart - The Benefits Dial

Doctor, Doctor . . . Health Plan Litigation Update

For individuals who work with employer-sponsored benefit plans, the past 18 months has been packed with new developments from federal and state legislatures as well as executive branch initiatives and regulatory guidance....more

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Insurance regulatory news, June 2021 #2

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UK Solvency II review: PRA information on quantitative impact study The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has published a webpage setting out information about its forthcoming quantitative impact study (QIS), which will...more

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2021 Arkansas Insurance Legislation Summary: General

The 93rd Arkansas General Assembly convened on January 11, 2021 and entered into an extended recess on April 27, 2021. The resolution authorizing the extended recess provides for the legislature to reconvene for the following...more

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Supreme Court Rules on the ACA & Interplay Between the First Amendment & LGBTQ Community

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On June 17, 2021, the Supreme Court issued two decisions that may concern employers and their businesses. In Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that Catholic Social Services (“CSS”), a...more

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Florida Court Holds Rust and Corrosion is “Act of Nature”

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A Florida court recently held that rust and corrosion of water pipes is an “act of nature,” and, thus, was excluded from coverage under a homeowner’s insurance policy. In Dodge v. People’s Trust Insurance Company, 2021 WL...more

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Why You Want Your Providers to Have Industry Subject Matter Experts

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Deciding who to choose as your organization’s legal services provider is a task that requires a lot of research and careful consideration. The first step is determining your current and future needs. Are you just looking for...more

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COVID Rulings May Support Ransomware Insurance Denials

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Ransomware attacks were already on the rise prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the prevalence of such cyberattacks substantially increased during the pandemic due, in part, to additional security risks associated with the...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Not with a Bang, But a Whimper—Supreme Court Kicks Latest ACA Challenge for Lack of Standing

On June 17, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its opinion in California v. Texas (No. 19-840) and Texas v. California (No. 19-1019), holding 7-2 (Justice Breyer, joined by Chief Justice Roberts, and Justices...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

The Supreme Court - June 17, 2021

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California v. Texas, Nos. 19-840, 19-1019:  The Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, as it is commonly known, requires individuals to maintain a minimum level of health insurance coverage. As originally passed, the Act...more

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The Affordable Care Act Survives Another (and Perhaps Final?) Constitutional Challenge

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The U.S. Supreme Court declined to strike down the Affordable Care Act once again today, the third unsuccessful constitutional challenge to the far-reaching health care law since it was enacted in 2010. This time, the...more

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11th Circuit Reaffirms Insurers Can Still Prevail as a Matter of Law in Post-Harvey v. Geico Landscape

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On June 1, 2021, theEleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a summary judgment granted in favor of an insurer in a third party bad faith claim. The case, Eres v. Progressive American Insurance Company, Case No. 20-11006,...more

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Supreme Court Dismisses Another Challenge To The Affordable Care Act

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Thanks to a ruling yesterday by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Affordable Care Act remains fully intact and will remain the law of the land for the foreseeable future. In a 7-to-2 vote, the Court dismissed a case that challenged...more

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Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act (Again) in California v. Texas

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For the third time since its passage, the United States Supreme Court has saved the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) from a legal challenge. In a 7-2 decision in California v. Texas, the Court held that several Republican-led...more

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Taking Control of a Dispute by Filing a Declaratory Judgment and Setting the Stage for a Successful Appeal

For companies involved in an active dispute, filing a declaratory judgment often offers a way to take control of the situation. This strategy comes with significant advantages that not only help pave the way for successful...more

Carlton Fields

Real Property, Financial Services, & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending May 21, 2021

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Real Property Update - Easement / Restrictions: Reversing portion of final judgment declaring that new LLC could not impose restrictions, whether reasonable or not, on easement rights granted to individual in plat –...more

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Real Property, Financial Services, & Title Insurance Update: Week Ending April 30, 2021

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Real Property Update - Commercial Lease / Contract Interpretation: Trial court erroneously interpreted the lease as capping landlords’ damages for tenant’s breach of contract to the tenant’s security deposit – Nunez v....more

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Supreme Court Decides California v. Texas

On June 17, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court decided California v. Texas, holding that States and individuals challenging the Affordable Care Act lack standing to claim that the “individual mandate” is unconstitutional after...more

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to the Affordable Care Act

Today (June 17, 2021), the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) on procedural grounds, ducking the larger constitutionality question and leaving in place the broad provisions of the law,...more

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Affordable Care Act Survives Latest Challenge in U.S. Supreme Court

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The U.S. Supreme Court on June 17, 2021, ruled 7-2 that Republican states, led by Texas, lack standing to challenge the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In the case of California et al. v. Texas et al., Justice Stephen Breyer wrote...more

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Just How Absolute is the Absolute Pollution Exclusion?

Despite the myriad CERCLA cases on the books, there is little – if any – jurisprudence dissecting the so-called “absolute pollution exclusion” in a comprehensive general liability insurance policy and the insurers’ obligation...more

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Buchalter COVID-19 Client Alert: Health Plans are on the Hook for COVID Testing, Per the DMHC

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On June 7, 2021, the Department of Managed Health Care (“DMHC”) issued an All Plan Letter (APL-21-016) to the health care service plans it regulates, announcing that health care service plans must continue to cover certain...more

Carlton Fields

Minnesota District Court Grants Stay of Entire Action Pending Appeal of Order Denying Motion to Compel Arbitration

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This case arose from an interpleader action in the federal district court in Minnesota. Benchmark Insurance Co. appointed Sunz Insurance Co. to underwrite and issue large-scale deductible workers’ compensation insurance...more

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

BPCIA Survives Challenge to the Affordable Care Act at Supreme Court

On June 17, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in California et al. v. Texas et al. (No. 19-840), upholding the Affordable Care Act (ACA). A bloc of U.S. states, led by Texas, and two individuals...more

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Wait, are we related? Well, that depends on the facts and circumstances of each Claim

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We are starting to see a trend, especially in D&O policies, in which both insurers and policyholders are locking horns over whether a claim is related to an earlier filed claim or not. Policyholders need to approach this...more

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