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Hurricane Harvey Insurance Claim Gets Twisted
Almost two years after Hurricane Harvey devastated parts of Texas and Louisiana, Central America, and several Caribbean islands, the coverage issues arising out of it are far from resolved
United States
3 Oct 2019
Pay Attention To Policy Language In A Hardening Insurance Market
The insurance market has proven to be a difficult environment for buyers in 2019. The long tenure of the soft insurance market cycle is changing
United States
3 Oct 2019
Employee Benefits Provisions Of The Bipartisan Budget Act Of 2015
If you manage benefits for an employer that has more than 200 employees, breathe a modest sigh of relief.
United States
11 Nov 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Premium Tax Subsidies
In King v. Burwell, issued June 25, 2015, the United States Supreme Court upheld the nationwide premium tax subsidy regime of the Affordable Care Act ("ACA").
United States
1 Jul 2015
EEOC Proposes Regulatory Clarification On The Application Of The ADA To Employer Wellness Program Incentives
The Proposed Regulation clarifies that significant incentives may be offered to group health plan participants to encourage and reward participation in wellness programs without violating the ADA.
United States
26 May 2015
$750,000,000 Missing Comma Comes Unhinged In BP’s Additional Insured Claim
Courts must consider whether an insurance policy incorporates other documents and the extent thereof in evaluating the existence of additional insured coverage.
United States
20 Feb 2015
IRS Finalizes And Clarifies ObamaCare Reporting Rules
The IRS has finalized and clarified the ObamaCare health care coverage reporting requirements for "applicable large employers."
United States
6 Oct 2014
Unmanned Aircraft Systems ("UAS") – Aka Drones Insurance Issues: Where Are We Headed?
Although the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles is not new, as commercial usage explodes over the next several years, unique insurance issues will arise.
United States
30 Jun 2014
Does Responder Immunity Only Benefit Responders? What No One Has Explained To You About Insurance
There is a bit of weariness (and disappointment) in our industry with regard to the initiative to enact an enhanced responder immunity regime.
United States
25 Jun 2014
The $750,000,000 Missing Comma?
In April 2010, the mobile offshore drilling unit ("MODU") Deepwater Horizon suffered an explosion and catastrophic fire that led to the rig’s sinking, the loss of eleven lives, and the largest oil spill disaster in U.S. history.
United States
15 Oct 2013
New Understanding, Use For 'Mid-Marriage' Agreements In NJ
In New Jersey, prenuptial agreements entered into between a husband and wife before the marriage are codified by statute and generally accepted by New Jersey courts.
United States
14 Jul 2011
Continued Relevance of Precautionary Addendum to Adopted Individuals
We live in a brave new world of emerging reproductive technologies, in which the term "natural child," historically meaning the biological child of two parents, is a little more complicated. In the not too distant past, before DNA tests were readily available to determine paternity, the father's claim to be the parent—or not to be the parent—was something that was not provable to a scientific certainty. Blood tests could rule out paternity in certain cases, but could not prove paternity.
United States
21 Jun 2011
Palimony Revived: New Jersey Appellate Division Denies Retroactive Effect To Statute Requiring A Writing To Evidence An Agreement Of Support between Unmarried Couples
In January 2010, the New Jersey State Legislature amended New Jersey's "Statute of Frauds" and for the first time, requires that all agreements for support between nonmarried partners be in writing
United States
6 May 2011
U.S. Healthcare Reform Initiative
We are pleased to bring you the first of our alerts on the U.S. Healthcare Reform Initiative. The current model of healthcare delivery, payment, and insurance in the United States is the subject of a sweeping reform initiative that has the potential to transform U.S. healthcare.
United States
28 Jul 2009
Financial Reform Watch - November 10, PM Report
The U.S. Department of Treasury is proving it is nothing if not flexible.
United States
25 Nov 2008
Ninth Circuit To Consider Mandatory Health Insurance
In April, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral argument in Golden Gate Restaurant Association v. City & County of San Francisco, on whether ERISA preempts a San Francisco Ordinance that requires that private employers with more than twenty employees make certain hourly expenditures towards the health care costs of their employees, and sets mandatory levels of health coverage.
United States
6 May 2008
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