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The Role of Forensic Accountants in Measuring and Detecting Fraud in Employee Loss Claims

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Insurance claims for employee losses are generally examined by insurance carriers. The carrier will often retain a forensic accountant who has the ability to measure employee losses. Employee losses are typically categorized...more

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Excess Insurer Cannot Challenge Payments by Underlying Carriers

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A North Carolina federal court, applying North Carolina law, has held that an excess insurer may not challenge payments made by underlying carriers. The insured university faced separate lawsuits by two faculty members...more

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New York Insurance Coverage Law Update - September 29 2022

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Court Finds That Named Insured “Executed” Contract With Additional Insured, Triggering Duty To Defend- Stoncor, a flooring systems manufacturer, sent Surfacesys a proposed Master Installation Agreement to become an...more

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You Can’t Get What You Don’t Ask For

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You Can’t Get What You Don’t Ask For: U.S. Fifth Circuit Declines to Impose “Heightened Duty” on Insurance Agents and Brokers to Procure Coverage Not Specifically Requested by their Customers...more

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Hurricane Preparedness: What You Need to Know

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In an average year, two hurricanes will make landfall in the continental US, each with wind speeds of 74 miles per hour or worse, and the potential for flooding, power outage, traffic disruptions, and more. The 2022 hurricane...more

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D&O Looking Ahead Guide - D&O Considerations for 2023

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The first half of 2022 brought rapid and dramatic change to the world of US public company D&O insurance. It feels like 2021 is a distant memory: the hot IPO market has cooled, SPAC IPOs have ground to a near halt, and...more

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.

Arizona Appellate Court Determines Standard for Aiding and Abetting Bad Faith Claims

The Arizona Court of Appeals recently analyzed a question that often plagues the removal of an insurance bad faith case to federal court: what is the standard to state a claim against an alleged aider and abettor of a bad...more

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Learn From Lemonade’s Privacy Lemon: Sweeten Compliance to Lessen Litigation Bitterness

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Lemonade Inc.’s recently proposed settlement of class action claims alleging that it failed to sufficiently disclose, and secure necessary consent for, its collection and use of biometric information is a prime example of the...more

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Irreconcilable “Other Insurance” Clauses Result in Pro Rata Allocation of Defense Costs

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The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, applying Michigan law, has held that irreconcilable “other insurance” provisions in two polices, each with a concurrent duty to defend, cannot be given...more

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New Jersey Enacts Broader Pre-Suit Insurance Disclosure Statute

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Key Takeaways - New legislation in New Jersey requires insurers to disclose policy limits in response to a written request from a New Jersey-licensed attorney.  Broader than the existing pre-suit disclosure statute...more

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Eleventh Circuit Affirms Summary Judgment for UIM Insurer in Alabama Bad Faith Case.

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In a recent unpublished opinion, the 11th Circuit upheld summary judgment for an auto insurer on claims of breach of contract, bad faith and outrage stemming from an underinsured motorist (UIM) claim. Voss v. State Farm Mut....more

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Managing the Impact of Rising Auto Liability Claims Volatility

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Few aspects of casualty insurance pose greater challenges to corporate risk managers and liability insurance underwriters than catastrophic auto accidents. Increasing medical costs and vehicle repair costs, combined with...more

Carlton Fields

Recent Developments in Life Insurance Litigation

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STOLI - We reported in detail on developments in the case law and legislation addressing stranger-originated life insurance (STOLI) policies in past issues of Expect Focus – Life, Annuity, and Retirement Solutions. ...more

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(Re)insurers prepare for tighter boardroom governance rules

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With new rules on the governance of insurance company boards coming into force from the end of this month, Paul Péporté and Helena Finn outline the main changes....more

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R&W Insurance and Contingent Risk Insurance tools to help get M&A transactions completed

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R&W Insurance - Representations and warranties insurance (“R&W Insurance”) has been increasingly used in corporate transactions to facilitate successful negotiations. R&W Insurance is an insurance policy purchased by a...more

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What Does “Based On” Mean?

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In Cost of Insurance Litigation, Courts Continue to Disagree Over the Meaning of the Key Contractual Provision - If you see a movie that is “based on a true story,” how close to the story are you expecting the movie to be?...more

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No Coverage for Consequential Losses Stemming from Computer System Failure

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A Texas federal district court, applying Texas law, has held that a cyber insurer did not need to cover losses incurred by its insured resulting from a system failure incident, finding that those losses were consequential and...more

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The Future of Canadian Insurance M&A - A new era of technological innovation and market disruption

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Canada’s insurance M&A market proved resilient in 2021 despite the enduring pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a challenging economic climate, M&A served as a vital tool for organizations to pursue innovation, gain scale,...more

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[Webinar] Defending the Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”) Case – The Objective vs. The Subjective - October 12th, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm...

Hinshaw is pleased to partner with the American Educational Institute and Society of Claim Law Associates for a presentation on Defending the Traumatic Brain Injury ("TBI") Case - The Objective vs. The Subjective. Hinshaw...more

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Court Requires Insurer Show Prejudice for Coverage Denial Where Notice of Claim Given After Reporting Window but Within Policy...

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The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, applying Oklahoma law, granted an insured’s motion for summary judgment, finding that a claim was sufficiently made and reported during the policy period....more

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Insurance Update - September 21 2022

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Some important insurance decisions were handed down over the past month. We begin in Ohio, where public nuisance claims by state and local governments over opioids and lead paint were on full display. In Acuity, the...more

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Looking Ahead to 2023: A Guide for D&O Insurance Renewals [Report]

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Woodruff Sawyer’s 10th annual D&O Looking Ahead Guide is here. In it, you will find expert insights to help guide your 2023 directors and officers (D&O) liability insurance program renewal. Read on for a summary of the...more

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SEAR and the Individual Accountability Landscape: The Central Bank (Individual Accountability Framework) Bill 2022

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The Central Bank (Individual Accountability Framework) Bill 2022 (the “IAF Bill“) was published on 28 July 2022 by the Department of Finance, following the publication of the General Scheme of the IAF Bill (“General Scheme”)...more

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Significant Ruling in PFAS Litigation Could Impact Insurance Coverage

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Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, commonly known as PFAS, have served as a key component in numerous industrial and consumer products for decades. These “forever chemicals,” which have been associated with environmental...more

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Fire Preparedness for Vineyards and Wineries

Winter, spring, summer, fire season, and fall – as Californians, we have all become accustomed to a fifth season – fire season. Even worse, fire season was once confined to just a few months, but now is a threat for most of...more

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