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Proskauer Rose LLP
A federal district court in Louisiana upheld a Texas state law prohibiting insurers from granting themselves discretion to interpret benefit plans when deciding benefit claims.
Carlton Fields
On October 26, 2017, President Donald Trump signed H.R. 2266, a disaster relief bill. Pursuant to section 308 of the bill, the Department of the Treasury will forgive $16 billion in debt owed by FEMA...
Carlton Fields
The Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services released a proposed rule that would update the 2018 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System.
Dentons
As part of the process of renewing or replacing legal malpractice insurance, law firms are typically required to complete an application.
Barnes & Thornburg
The summer of 2017 saw a number of severe storms in the Midwest, with resulting insurance claims.
Carlton Fields
Debtors not required to give lender notice and opportunity to cure violations of consumer protection statutes; lender not entitled to bona fide error defense.
Reed Smith
A recent federal court decision in "a property loss insurance case" involving the unauthorized growing of marijuana could have a negative impact on the enforceability of insurance policies sold to legitimate marijuana-related businesses.
Butler Snow LLP
"Bad faith" – just the sound of it can bring fear to even the most experienced claim adjuster. And for good reason.
Farella Braun & Martel
Farella's Insurance Recovery Group lawyers regularly collaborate with and learn from different players and functions within the insurance industry.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
On November 9, 2017, the Senate Republicans released their version of the sweeping tax reform plan. Although the Senate Plan has many proposals that are similar to those in the House Bill...
Carlton Fields
The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance has substantially revised its rules for captive insurance companies.
Carlton Fields
On November 2, Humana filed a lawsuit in the United States Court of Federal Claims to recover approximately $600 million allegedly owed by the United States government. See Humana Inc. v. U.S., case number 1:17-cv-01664.
McAngus Goudelock & Courie
Uninsured Motorist ("UM") litigation is not for the faint of heart. It can present both unusual and difficult questions in a number of situations.
Nexsen Pruet
The North Carolina Court of Appeals recently held that when an insurer settles with a pro se claimant and issues a settlement check, the insurer must pay all valid medical provider liens...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
NAIC recently adopted an Insurance Data Security Model Law that follows the risk assessment-based approach of the New York DFS Cybersecurity Regulation.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
From 2013 to 2015, California-based insurance producer Zenefits' meteoric rise took the insurance world by storm, with the company reaching a valuation of $4.5 billion within two short years.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On October 11, 2017, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners and the Stanford Cyber Initiative held a joint conference on various topics related to cyber insurance.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The U.S. Treasury Department ("Treasury") published its third report pursuant to President Donald J. Trump's Executive Order 13772, establishing core principles for regulation of the financial system...
Carlton Fields
Claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) present numerous issues for insurance companies and policyholders. Because TCPA claims lend themselves to class action suits, the potential exposure can be significant.
Clyde & Co
Northern California's recent series of wildfires, which have claimed at least 43 lives and destroyed no fewer than 8,400 structures in the state's world-famous winegrowing region, are expected to generate thousands of personal and commercial lines claims for insurers.
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On October 24, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Executive (EX) Committee and Plenary granted final approval to Version 6 (with technical corrections of the Insurance...
Carlton Fields
Reversing in part dismissal of FDCPA claim because voicemail was "initial communication" requiring statutory disclosures.
Reed Smith
Since July 2017, national, regional and local businesses operating in Illinois have been hit with a virtual storm of class actions under the Illinois Biometrics Privacy Act ("BIPA")...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
While it's possible this couple was truthful, insurance claims frequently suffer from exaggerated injuries and malingering.
Sedgwick LLP
What exactly is a cyber risk, and in particular a risk that is covered by insurance, is a constantly evolving concept.
Mayer Brown
New title insurance regulations in New York restrict the marketing practices of title insurance agencies and affect the operation of affiliated businesses.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The number of cyber attacks and data breaches are increasing, and the costs to respond to such incidents are also increasing.
Carlton Fields
Debtors not required to give lender notice and opportunity to cure violations of consumer protection statutes; lender not entitled to bona fide error defense.
Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A.
In GEICO v. Harvey, (Fla. 4th DCA Jan. 4, 2017), Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeal held that the trial court erred in denying the insurer's motion for directed verdict on the insured's bad faith claim.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
NAIC recently adopted an Insurance Data Security Model Law that follows the risk assessment-based approach of the New York DFS Cybersecurity Regulation.
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