Global insurance industry members have a new online tool—the ".insurance" domain name extension.
The court compelled arbitration, holding that arbitrability was to be decided in arbitration under the terms of the arbitration clause in the engagement letter.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On July 21, 2016, an NAIC working group proposed factors to guide regulators when reviewing insurance company mergers and acquisitions.
Historically, increases to cost of insurance (COI) rates on universal life (UL) policies have been met with legal challenges from policyholders, and sometimes, regulatory opposition spurred by policyholder complaints.
On June 3, the Federal Reserve Board released an ANPR and began soliciting comments for the conceptual framework for capital standards that it will use when overseeing the two types of insurers for which it has supervisory authority.
Brown Smith Wallace
Controlling rapidly rising health care costs can be a struggle
in any economy, but there are several options, including
self-insuring, that can help keep premium costs down
Brown Smith Wallace
The articles and videos featured in this issue cover: Business process improvement strategies; The benefits of an independent insurance review; How cyber insurance can protect an organization from cyberattack liabilities; Captive insurance companies and changes impacting small insurers &
The tax benefits of a cost segregation study
Part two of our Five Things You Need To Know About Property Insurance series is: presentation of the claim is everything.
In a Special Focus article posted on May 2, 2016, we addressed the uncertain future of the multi-state allocation of non-admitted premium tax revenue.
McDermott Will & Emery
Once the initial draft of the transaction agreement is available, the broker will typically seek nonbinding premium indications from prospective underwriters.
Under no-fault laws, automobile policies typically must cover the cost of certain medical services provided to policyholders who have been injured in covered accidents. New York's insurance laws also permit those costs...
Point number one, when you make a property insurance claim you're steeping into a minefield. By that I mean anywhere you step you can get blown up and by getting blown up I don't mean taking a haircut, I mean getting killed.
In this class action lawsuit in a California federal court, Shasta Linen Company and all those similarly situated brought an action against Applied Underwriters, Inc. and its affiliate entities.
When an explosion or fire event results in death, personal injuries or property damage, insurance companies may rely on a pollution exclusion.
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A.
The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation approved several important changes to Citizens Property Insurance Co.'s homeowner policy that Citizens hopes will curtail the current litigation trend by insureds...
An insured corporation settles a class action, and a portion of the settlement pays the plaintiffs' attorneys. Payments to the class are excluded from coverage under the terms of the corporation's liability policy.
A South Carolina federal court found that Companion Property and Casualty Insurance Company's expert's testimony did not satisfy its obligation to provide a damages calculation.
In our last "Five Things You Need To Know About General Liability Insurance" episode, we address one of the most onerous traps that an insurance company can set for a policyholder – the consent to settle trap.
Nothing in insurance is perhaps more frustrating to policyholders than being "nickeled and dimed" by an insurance carrier on defense of a covered claim.