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New York Federal Court holds that insurance law section 3420(d)(2) does not apply to reservation of rights letter

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

A New York federal court recently held that the timeliness requirement of Section 3420(d)(2) of the New York Insurance Law does not apply to an

Massachusetts High Court rules that Federal Arbitration Act applies to contracts involving interstate commerce

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2013

In a decision that has implications for reinsurance, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court last week decided that the Federal Arbitration Act

Massachusetts Appeals Court affirms insurer’s liability for tort-related litigation expenses in unfair claim settlement practices case

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2013

On Friday, the Massachusetts Appeals Court handed down its decision in Rivera v. Commerce Insurance Company, No. 12-P-483 (Aug. 16, 2013). The

New York state court decision raises issues concerning the drafting of arbitration clauses

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2010

By Design, LLC terminated the employment of Oded Nachmani, who claimed he was wrongfully dismissed in violation of his employment contract and certain discrimination laws

Alleged mutual fund kickback case allowed to proceed as class action

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 18 2012

Financial lines insurers may want to take a closer look at revenue-sharing agreements between pension plan administrators and the mutual funds they offer plan participants as investment options, in the wake of a Connecticut federal court’s decision to certify a class action against ING Life Insurance & Annuity Company

New Jersey appellate court affirms denial of coverage for attorneys' failure to disclose potential malpractice claim

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 28 2010

The Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, recently affirmed a trial court's decision to deny coverage to an attorney and his law firm who had been sued in an underlying malpractice action

District of Columbia DOI issues bulletin on nondiscrimination in spousal coverage

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 30 2010

The District of Columbia Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking recently issued Bulletin 10-1B-04 (the "Bulletin") providing insurers with guidance regarding the implementation of the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Equality Amendment Act of 2009 (the "Act"), which allows same sex couples to marry in the District of Columbia

Chinese drywall manufacturer agrees to fund remediation pilot program

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2010

Chinese drywall manufacturer Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin Company ("Knauf"), has agreed to pay to repair 300 homes in four states in a remediation pilot program

Judge allows healthcare reform challenge to move forward

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 25 2010

On October 14, a federal judge declined to dismiss two of the six claims in a healthcare reform lawsuit filed by 20 states

Eighth Circuit holds that the collapse of seven stories of decorative brick veneer is not a “collapse of a part of a building”

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 19 2011

In Council Tower Ass’n v. Axis Specialty Ins. Co., No. 09-3900, 2011 WL 31519 (8th Cir. 2011), the Eight Circuit considered whether, under Missouri law, the falling of seven stories of a twenty-six-story exterior brick veneer was a covered “collapse” of a building