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By Gail Jankowski
This case arose from a putative class action alleging claims against Groupon on the basis of its reimbursement policies. After the trial court ordered the parties to arbitrate pursuant...
By Aaron C. Dunlap
The Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) met in an extended session on April 16, and approved a total of eight ballot measures to revise the Florida Constitution.
By Carlton Fields
This Week's Florida Appeals: Week of April 9 - 13, 2018
By Benjamin E. Stearns
The court applied a two-part "intertwined-ness test" to determine whether an arbitration agreement allowed a non-signatory to invoke equitable estoppel to compel arbitration
By Larry R. Kemm
Recent tax legislation, informally known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Act") contains several changes that affect the insurance industry.
By Rob DiUbaldo, Nora Valenza-Frost
County of Suffolk v. Lexington Ins. Co., Case Number 604661-2017, Supreme Court of the State of New York, Suffolk County
By Jeanne Kohler
In a March 15, 2018 order, noting that only state law claims remained in the case, a California federal court remanded to state court a lawsuit against an insurance company and its affiliates...
By Nora Valenza-Frost
The filed-rate doctrine precluded recovery of deficiency assessments the Workers' Compensation Reinsurance Association (WCRA) levied against employers which were alleged to have been wrongfully collected...
By Alex B. Silverman
The U.K. Court of Appeal has held that an arbitration clause commonly found in London market excess of loss reinsurance treaties does not prohibit the appointment of insurance or reinsurance lawyers to an arbitration panel.
By Kenneth A. Tinkler
For many years, Florida has been one of five states in the country with some form of "resign to run" law for those seeking public office.
By Nancy G. Linnan, Aaron C. Dunlap
For over 40 years, Developments of Regional Impact (DRIs) have been a staple of large-scale real estate development in Florida, necessitating state and regional review to approve even the smallest changes...
By Alex B. Silverman
On March 27, the New York Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that under a "pro rata time on the risk allocation," insurers are not liable for years outside their policy periods when there was no insurance available...
By Carlton Fields
This Week's Florida Appeals: Week Of April 2 - 6, 2018
By Nora Valenza-Frost
Where a Loan Agreement's arbitration provision stated disputes "will be resolved by Arbitration, which shall be conducted by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Nation by an authorized representative in accordance...
By James Parker-Flynn, Sylvia Walbolt
The United States Supreme Court recently clarified that cases consolidated under Rule 42(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure retain their independent identities "at least to the extent...
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