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Judge Rules That Business Owner in Pennsylvania Is Entitled To Insurance Coverage for COVID-19 Related Business Losses

Business owners with casualty insurance, business interruption insurance, civil authority insurance (coverage for when a governmental authority denies access to an insured property) or the like and who suffered financial loss...more

Cozen O'Connor

Can a Settlement Demand Above Policy Limits Fall within Limits? A Calif. Appellate Court Says Yes

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California law generally requires that an insurer reject a reasonable settlement demand within the policy limits before it can be liable for a bad faith failure to settle. See Samson v. Transamerica Ins. Co., 30 Cal.3d 220,...more

Hinshaw & Culbertson - Insights for Insurers

U.S. Senate Bill Would Provide Safe Harbor for Insurers That Insure Cannabis-Related Businesses Operating in Compliance With State...

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators—Rand Paul (R-KY), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), and Jeffrey Merkley (R-KY)—recently introduced the Clarifying Law Around Insurance of Marijuana Act (CLAIM Act). The proposed legislation is...more

Burr & Forman

COVID Business Interruption Coverage Cases: Year Anniversary Update

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By March 16, 2020, Americans were only beginning to fully appreciate the dangers of COVID-19 and the extent of its potentially disruptive impact.  On that date, all 50 states had reported at least one coronavirus case, New...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Unprecedented: COVID-19 Litigation Insights, Volume 2, Issue 6

Welcome to the sixth issue of the 2021 edition of Unprecedented. The United States recently cleared the 3,000,000 daily vaccination threshold, a significant marker in efforts to have every eligible American vaccinated by...more

Conyers

To BII or not to BII – a Cayman Islands perspective

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On 15 January 2021, the United Kingdom Supreme Court delivered its judgment on the appeals in the Business Interruption Insurance (BII) test cases between the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority and eight UK insurance companies....more

Baker Donelson

Continued Development of Business Interruption Insurance Claims in Second Year of Pandemic

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As we enter another year of the pandemic, the legal landscape for COVID-19-related insurance coverage claims continues to evolve. For business interruption claims, this is particularly true, as lawsuits on COVID-19-related...more

Payne & Fears

COVID Insurance Coverage One Year Later – Herd Immunity for Insurers or is Coverage Spreading for Policyholders?

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One year ago, when the COVID-19 pandemic ground the world to a halt, our firm’s virtual offices were inundated with calls from policyholders, asking if their current and projected losses due to the pandemic would be covered...more

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Wear Your Mask, Keep Your Distance and…Update Your D&O Insurance

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the global economy have led many businesses to take a close look at whether they would be prepared if a bankruptcy filing becomes necessary. While insurance may be the last...more

Miller Canfield

Brief Introduction of New Chinese Auto Insurance Rules

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Auto insurance in China is divided into mandatory auto liability insurance and other types of auto insurance (commonly referred to as “commercial” auto insurance). The mandatory auto liability coverages (generally third-party...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

How Dealings Between Related Parties Doomed A Captive Insurer

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Insurance: What is it? How does it work? Assume that Acme Co is paying premiums for commercial insurance coverage to protect itself from economic losses that may arise out of various events. These premiums are deductible...more

McDermott Will & Emery

The Future of Climate Change Risk Regulation for Insurers in America?

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In the few short weeks since our last report on climate change and the US insurance industry, the volume of climate change news has been extraordinarily high. The range of developments has been broad to say the very...more

Baker Donelson

Considerations for Insurance Providers Handling Commercial Claims from Winter Storm Uri

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A record-breaking natural disaster, Winter Storm Uri, is slated to result in the largest amount of insurance claims in Texas history from a single event. The winter storm swept through the state causing widespread power...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Why Your Cannabis Contracts May Be Unenforceable Even if State Law Says Otherwise

Few industries promise rapid growth equal to that of the cannabis industry, with one study projecting the industry could reach $30 billion in annual sales by 2025. This growth continues to accelerate as more states legalize...more

Hogan Lovells

Warranty and indemnity insurance – "do"s and "don't"s

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Warranty and indemnity insurance (W&I) in recent years has become a customary aspect of private equity and other M&A transactions, with investors well aware of the deal-enabling benefits (in particular, the transfer of risk...more

Rumberger | Kirk

Eleventh Circuit Weighs Business Interruption Coverage for COVID Related Loss

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Trial courts have started to rule and appellate courts are now being asked to decide whether government closure orders enacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic cause restaurants “direct physical loss or damage to property” within...more

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COVID-19 Insurance Issues To Watch In Civil Law Countries

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A recent judgment from a court of appeal in Spain shows that the outcome of coverage disputes over COVID-19 business interruption losses in civil law jurisdictions may be different from what would be expected in a common law...more

Akerman LLP

The New NYDFS Cyber Insurance Risk Framework – Required Reading for Insurers and Insureds

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The New York Department of Financial Services ("NYDFS") recently released its Cyber Insurance Risk Framework (the “Framework”), which provides best practices for managing cyber insurance risk....more

Morgan Lewis

Maximizing Insurance Assets Amid Extreme Weather Conditions

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With recent severe weather events in Texas and other states causing significant property damage and business disruptions, companies should consider how their insurance coverage, including business interruption and supply...more

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Commercial Property Insurance Coverage for Texas Winter Freeze Losses

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For an incredible 10-day period in mid-February, Texas was battered by a brutal winter storm bringing snow, ice, and record-low temperatures. Millions of Texans were without power and water for days. These conditions forced...more

Lathrop GPM

The Service Interruption Crisis Portends Yet Another Deluge of Insurance Claims and Litigation

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In recent days, we have been watching a disaster play out in Texas. A blast of arctic air that plunged south caused natural gas and oil pipelines to freeze, interrupting the supply of fuel to power plants, and ultimately...more

Wiley Rein LLP

Pandemic-Related Losses Not “Direct Physical Loss of or Damage to Property” And Do Not Trigger Coverage Under Commercial Property...

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In a win for Wiley’s client, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, applying Massachusetts law, granted the insurer’s motion to dismiss, finding that business losses related to the COVID-19...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Preparing Your Personal and Business Insurance Claims

Responding to the Texas Winter Storm Crisis: Issue 1 - The world is witnessing yet another dramatic weather event, this time in the southern states, especially Texas. The severe winter conditions in Texas have caused...more

Rivkin Radler LLP

New York Insurance Coverage Law Update- February 2021

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A Manhattan law firm sued Midvale Indemnity Company seeking coverage under the firm’s commercial property insurance policy for losses caused by stay-at-home and social distancing directives issued by New York State in...more

Hogan Lovells

Insurance regulatory news, February 2021 # 4

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COVID-19: FCA update on BI insurance test case - The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has updated its webpage on its business interruption (BI) insurance test case....more

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