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United States
12 Mar 2019
SC Torts Claims Act Increases Liability Limits
South Carolina lawmakers are debating legislation that, if passed, would greatly affect liability burdens on government-run healthcare providers as well as affecting the limits recoverable against charitable hospitals and healthcare providers.
United States
19 Feb 2019
Autism Advocate Lorri Unumb Shares Her Personal And Professional Journey With Womble Bond Dickinson
When Lorri Unumb's son, Ryan, was diagnosed with autism when he was 22 months old, Unumb and her husband, Dan, knew they would have to become their son's leading advocates.
United States
21 Dec 2018
Your Cyber Insurance Policy May Not Cover GDPR Fines And Liabilities
You may be paying for cyber insurance that will not cover the most significant cyber risks faced by your business.
European Union
25 Sep 2018
Lawsuit Filed To Set Aside IRS Notice 2016-66
Two months ago, without any prior warning or public notice, the IRS issued Notice2016-66 which defined a number of common captive insurance transactions as "transactions of interest."
United States
6 Jan 2017
Is The Owner-Manager Of Your Vendor Your "Employee?"
On November 14, 2014, the Eastern District of North Carolina entered summary judgment in favor of an insured seeking coverage for embezzlement for actions by owners of a vendor.
United States
6 Dec 2016
Opioid Use And NC Workers' Compensation
As we have previously reported, the North Carolina Industrial Commission was tasked to investigate a prescription formulary for North Carolina State workers.
United States
19 Nov 2016
Hurricane Matthew Flood Claims May Not Be Entirely Preempted By Federal Law
In the wake of Hurricane Matthew and its associated flooding (particularly in North Carolina and South Carolina), a recent case of first impression in the Sixth Circuit may be cited by both damaged businesses and insurers and insurance brokers in the Carolinas.
United States
19 Oct 2016
Hurricane Matthew Insurance Tips For Businesses
With Hurricane Matthew downgraded to a tropical cyclone, it is time for affected businesses, property owners, and insurers to focus on quantifying the amount of damage caused by the storm.
United States
17 Oct 2016
Charlotte-Area Riots And Looting Could Be Covered By Insurance
Businesses in Charlotte, North Carolina will most likely be covered by property insurance for damage caused by protesters. Additionally, some may be able to recover lost business income.
United States
23 Sep 2016
Steps To Effectively Cancel An Insurance Policy
The North Carolina Court of Appeals recently released an unpublished opinion further illuminating how insurers can effectively cancel worker's compensation policies.
United States
27 May 2016
Late Notice To Insurer Costs Maryland Bank Millions
Insurance law generally imposes on a policyholder the duty to give timely notice of claims to its insurance company.
United States
26 Apr 2016
Long Tail Claims And "Ancient Documents" - Revisions To Rule 803(16)
Companies and institutions with long-tail claims – think asbestos, pollution, and sexual molestation – sometimes become involved in bet-the-company insurance coverage litigation.
United States
25 Apr 2016
Do You Need Cyber Insurance or Will Your CGL Policy Be Enough? Fourth Circuit Affirms CGL Policies Require Insurer to Defend Company Against Alleged Data Breach
In Travelers Indemnity Co. of America v. Portal Healthcare Solutions, LLC, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals reverses the recent trend of insurance companies avoiding any liability for data breaches under commercial general liability (CGL) insurance policies.
United States
21 Apr 2016
A Review Of Med-Mal Insurance Premiums, 26 Years, By State
A group of interdisciplinary scholars (from Northwestern, the University of Hawaii, and the University of Wisconsin) a have recently collected, refined, and published a 26-year dataset of medical liability insurance premiums on SSRN.
United States
6 Apr 2016
Sanctions For Failing To investigate insurance under Federal Rule 26
In two recent cases, lawyers have been sanctioned for failing to understand their client's insurance program.
United States
16 Mar 2016
EEOC Issues Highly Anticipated Wellness Program Guidance
On April 16, 2015, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") issued highly-anticipated proposed regulations describing how the Americans With Disabilities Act ("ADA") applies to employer-sponsored wellness programs.
United States
24 Apr 2015
District Court In 11th Circuit Deems Claim For Equitable Relief Appropriate Under Amara And Varity
Ms. Biller was enrolled for life insurance coverage through the employee benefit plan sponsored by Six Continents, her employer.
United States
19 Sep 2014
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