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K&L Gates
This hurricane season represents the first time in the history of record keeping that two Category 4 or higher hurricanes, Harvey and Irma, have struck the U.S. mainland in the same year.
Carlton Fields
We previously posted on the trial court's ruling addressing the statute of limitations in this case on June 23, 2016.
Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
Property owners may see many benefits to financing the sale of property themselves, including a higher sale price and a more expedient closing.
Carlton Fields
Mountain Valley Property, Inc (MVP) entered into a three-year reinsurance participation agreement with Applied Underwriters Captive Risk Assurance Co. Inc. (AUCRA), which contained a mandatory arbitration clause...
Carlton Fields
The court ordered Liberty to pay a $4.5 million judgment despite its policy limits of $25,000 and despite plaintiff making no allegations of bad faith. The ruling is on appeal.
Carlton Fields
The practice known as the Assignment of Benefits (AOB) is a big problem for Florida property insurers. AOBs have been driving up the cost of property insurance claims in the state for several years.
Farella Braun & Martel
Farella's Insurance Recovery Group lawyers regularly collaborate with and learn from different players and functions within the insurance industry.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
At the recent National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Summer National Meeting held in Philadelphia from August 6, 2017, to August 9, 2017, the NAIC continued its work on group capital...
Bowditch & Dewey
It is estimated that less than 20% of those affected by Hurricane Harvey, and a week later Hurricane Irma, had flood insurance. Home owner's and renter's insurance policies exclude damage caused by floods.
K&L Gates
Finally, the court held that the "occupational disease exclusion" applies to underlying claims for liability due to occupational disease regardless of whether the claimant was ever the policyholder's employee.
Barnes & Thornburg
A powerful storm pummels your city with high winds and heavy rains.
Clyde & Co
As we pay heed to the tragic devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, it is not without heavy heart that we momentarily turn our attention to the more prosaic matters at hand.
Carlton Fields
Applying the doctrine of judicial estoppel, a district court refused to compel arbitration finding that the arbitration clause in a reinsurance agreement was unenforceable under a Virginia statute ...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The 2017 Hurricane Season will be long remembered. Hurricane Harvey will likely be deemed the most destructive and expensive natural disaster to impact the continental United States.
Sidley Austin LLP
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners held its Summer 2017 National Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from August 6 to 9, 2017. This Sidley Update summarizes the highlights from this meeting.
Carlton Fields
Defendant provided the district court with copies of two contracts – a Reinsurance Participation Agreement and a Request to Bind – that were purportedly signed by Plaintiff's CEO and contained arbitration clauses.
Sedgwick LLP
In all insurance matters, all persons owe a duty of good faith, to abstain from deception, to practice honesty and equity, and to preserve inviolate the integrity of insurance.
Sedgwick LLP
Washington state can be a difficult jurisdiction for insurers.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
It is common in trucking cases for insurers or their adjusters to obtain statements from the insured driver or other important witnesses after the accident is reported to the carrier.
K&L Gates
While businesses may think of Hurricane Irma as a single event, insurance companies think of it in component parts or perils (rain, flood, wind, etc.), and your policy may cover some perils, but not others...
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Clyde & Co
Typically, business interruption coverage is only available where a covered peril causes property damage to an insured property, causing an interruption in the property's business operations.
Fisher Phillips LLP
This list of frequently asked questions was originally prepared by the law firm of Fisher Phillips in 2005, in response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.
K&L Gates
While the full extent of damages caused by Hurricane Harvey is unknown , a clearer picture of the disaster is starting to emerge.
Carlton Fields
A weekly summary of select real property, financial services, and title insurance cases and recent developments, presented by Carlton Fields' Real Property Litigation and Consumer Finance practice groups.
K&L Gates
While the full extent of damages caused by Hurricane Harvey is unknown at present, the storm has already caused unprecedented damage in Texas.
Carlton Fields
A weekly summary of select real property, financial services, and title insurance cases and recent developments, presented by Carlton Fields' Real Property Litigation and Consumer Finance practice groups.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Akin Gump understands that the epic flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey invokes many human emotions, including fear of loss and dread of having to rebuild.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The 2017 Hurricane Season will be long remembered. Hurricane Harvey will likely be deemed the most destructive and expensive natural disaster to impact the continental United States.
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