On May 6, 2016, the US Department of Health and Human Services released an interim final rule with comment to bolster the viability of the remaining Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans.
Outbreaks of food contamination,
most recently Chipotle's
E. coli outbreak, garner not
only media attention but also
a flood of class actions, shareholder
derivative suits and
Foley & Lardner
Due to the varying services and pricing options provided by EAPs, it can be difficult to structure an EAP to ensure compliance with applicable state laws and/or regulations.
Many businesses undoubtedly will be affected by the raging wildfires in Canada's oil-rich Alberta province.
Duane Morris LLP
Does the parent and controlling shareholder of an insured corporation have standing to seek declaratory relief as to the insured's insurance coverage?
In a major victory for policyholders, the New York Court of Appeals held on May 3, 2016 that manufacturers Viking Pump, Inc. and Warren Pumps, LLC are entitled to coverage...
This month, The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
began reporting on their review of over 11.5 million documents, the
private client files of a Panamanian law firm that specialized in trust
services, covering a 40-year span.
Brown Smith Wallace
Businesses have been utilizing captive insurance companies (or "captives") for decades. In the right setting, a captive provides opportunities for businesses and their owners to take more control over the risk management function...
Last week, in a coverage match hosted by the Eastern District of New York, the referee ordered insurers to advance defense costs to Eduardo Li...
On May 3, 2016, the New York Court of Appeals issued a groundbreaking, pro-policyholder decision, In the Matter of Viking Pump, Inc. and Warren Pumps, Inc. Insurance Appeals, on questions certified to it by the Delaware Supreme Court.
Duane Morris LLP
The New York Court of Appeal on Tuesday, May 3, held that the Consolidated Edison pro rata allocation rule does not apply where the policies have prior insurance and non-cumulation clauses.
Yesterday, New York's high court took a giant step forward in protecting policyholders facing latent injury claims, allowing them to avoid multiple deductibles, retentions and insolvent coverage
June 1 brings the beginning of the 2016 hurricane season. For the past several years, hurricane activity has been relatively calm, as a result of the effect of El Niño; but the 2016 season may bring an end to this trend.
From thefts of cargo to stolen wire transfers, crime losses abound for policyholders in every industry.
Insurance companies are increasingly using "big data" to optimize all aspects of their businesses—from claims processing and marketing to underwriting and pricing.
Duane Morris LLP
To understand the Court's decision in Stresscon and how the intermediate court came to the wrong conclusion, it is helpful to understand Friedland.
The Supreme Court of Colorado ruled that policyholders could not be indemnified for a settlement incurred before providing their insurers of notice of the claim.
Butler Snow LLP
The underlying data breach class-action suit alleged that the insured, Portal Healthcare Solutions, LLC, engaged in negligent conduct that resulted in the plaintiffs' private medical records being publicly available on the internet.
Insurance law generally imposes on a policyholder the duty to give timely notice of claims to its insurance company.