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Are Economic Losses Caused by COVID Shutdowns Recoverable Under Commercial Property Insurance Policies

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As we have previously written, whether economic losses caused by COVID shutdowns can be recovered under commercial property insurance policies is a hotly-contested issue. (Past articles include, ‘Will Your Business...more

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Hinshaw Insurance Law TV: Recent Changes in Florida Property Insurance Law and How They Will Affect First Party Insurance

Scott Seaman—Chicago-based partner and co-chair of Hinshaw's Global Insurance Services Practice Group—hosts Miami-based Hinshaw partner Daniel Shatz in a discussion about new Florida legislation, which aims to address the...more

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Florida Property Insurance Reform Bill signed by Florida Gov. DeSantis

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Governor DeSantis signed Senate Bill 2D (“SB 2D”), relating to property insurance, and Senate Bill 4D (“SB 4D”), relating to building safety, into law on May 26, 2022. The bill, SB 2D, enacts pro-consumer measures to...more

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP

Florida Streamlines Admitting Satellite and Mapping Images into Evidence

Satellite and mapping imagery has an important role in the litigation of property insurance claims, from its use to question a witness under oath, its use as a demonstrative aid at trial, to even being admitted into evidence...more

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Major Earthquakes: What to Expect During & After Seismic Events

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Consider the things you rely on during a normal day that support your routines and well-being—lifelines such as electricity, water, gas, roadways, public transportation, bridges, and others commonly thought of as essentials...more

Locke Lord LLP

May 2022 Property Insurance Law Updates

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Issues to Watch - 1. Causation—What is an insured’s burden when the claimed loss involves a mix of covered and non-covered causes? Overstreet v. Allstate Vehicle & Prop. Ins. Co., No. 21-10462, 2022 WL 1579278 (5th Cir....more

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What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know This Hurricane Season (UPDATED)

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This year, forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are predicting another above-average Atlantic hurricane season, which runs June 1 through November 30. NOAA is predicting between 14 and 21 named...more

Adams and Reese LLP

Bad Faith on the Bayou

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The last few years have brought unprecedented hurricane seasons in the Gulf South, with Louisiana’s coastal communities bearing much of the impact. Those storms brought property damage; that property damage brought insurance...more

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Gov. DeSantis Signs Sweeping Legislation to Alleviate the Pressure from Skyrocketing Insurance Costs in Wake of Hurricane...

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Key Takeaways - Changes to property insurance and reinsurance signed into law on May 26 create the Reinsurance to Assist Policyholders program (RAP), which is backed by $2 billion and seeks to assist insurance companies...more

Cozen O'Connor

Florida Property Insurance Reform Round Three Brings Big Changes

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For the third time since 2019, the Florida Legislature has enacted broad property insurance reforms with the goal of stabilizing the insurance market and curbing litigation filed by unscrupulous contractors....more

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Intentional Act Without Intent to Harm May Not Be an Occurrence

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An intentional act may not be an “occurrence” even when there is no intent to cause harm, according to a California appellate court’s recent ruling in Ghukasian v. Aegis Security Insurance Co.1 Ghukasian involved an insured...more

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A Few Things You Should Know in Case of Windstorm Damage to Your Home or Building

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North Carolinians know when Hurricane season begins and ends; we know what a "spaghetti model" is; and we know who in our neighborhood has a generator!  But do we know enough about windstorm insurance policies and how to...more

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Client Alert: Special Session 2022D - Condominium Safety Update

As Florida Legislators conclude their third Special Session of the year, new laws regarding two paramount issues in the state of Florida—property insurance and condominium safety—are set to be forwarded to the governor for...more

Carlton Fields

New Legislation From Florida Special Session on Property Insurance Reform

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The Florida Legislature wrapped up its special session on property insurance reform yesterday, overwhelmingly passing legislation to reform the property insurance market and unanimously passing reforms to enhance the safety...more

Payne & Fears

California Appellate Court Rules That Mistakenly Grading the Wrong Land Is Not an Accident

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In a decision that further muddies the already murky waters of “occurrence” jurisprudence, the California Court of Appeal has ruled that a general liability policy does not cover a homeowner who mistakenly grades the wrong...more

Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

Wildfire Season is Here: Will Your Company’s Insurance Policy Withstand the Heat?

Wildfire season typically occurs between July and November in California. However, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection maintains global warming is causing wildfire seasons to start earlier and last...more

Carlton Fields

Florida Special Session on Property Insurance Reform: What Insurers Need to Know

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The Florida special session on property insurance reform kicks off today. Below are highlights of some of the proposals lawmakers will consider....more

Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP

Massachusetts’ Highest Court Affirms Ruling Against Restaurants Seeking Insurance Coverage for Losses Arising from COVID-19 Dining...

In Verveine Corp., et al., v. Strathmore Insurance Company, et al., the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) held that claims for business losses made by three restaurants arising from COVID-19 dining restrictions were...more

Carlton Fields

[Webinar] The Aftermath of the Surfside Condo Collapse: Condominium Development, Financing, and Insurance - May 25th, 1:00 pm -...

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The collapse of the Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida, last June sent shock waves through the state and around the country, as condominium construction and maintenance came under a microscope and officials and...more

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Fourth Circuit Holds Insurer’s Violation of North Carolina Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act Warranted Trebling of...

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On April 18, 2022, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals reviewed an insured’s claim against its own property insurer for violation of the North Carolina’s Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices Act (“UDTPA”) in a rare published...more

Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP

Addressing The Property Insurance Crisis By Contract Language: New Endorsement Approved By The Florida Department Of Insurance...

On November 16, 2021 American Integrity Insurance Company of Florida filed a request for approval for an endorsement to its Homeowners multi-peril policy. The proposed endorsement addresses what are often discussed as the...more

Cozen O'Connor

New Mexico Burning – A Raging Start to Wildfire Season

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It is nearly impossible to watch any newscast without hearing an expert’s warning that 2022’s wildfire season is arriving early and going to be severe. This warning has come to fruition, especially in New Mexico, where in...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Florida Lawmakers to Reconvene May 23 to Address Property Insurance Crisis

On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a call for a special session of the legislature and announced the dates for the upcoming special session. Lawmakers will reconvene in Tallahassee May 23-27, to address...more

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Fourth DCA’s Decision on Assignment of Benefits May be Beneficial to Insurance Carriers Seeking Compliance with Section 627.70152

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Section 627.7152, Florida Statutes went into effect on July 1, 2019 and regulates assignment of post-loss benefits agreements between an insured under a property insurance policy and any “person providing services to protect,...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Florida Special Session Part 2: Property Insurance, Special Districts, and Data Privacy

On April 19, 2022, lawmakers gaveled in for Florida’s special session on Congressional redistricting, and the day prior Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that he will issue a proclamation later this week to convene a second special...more

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