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Virginia federal court rules that punitive damages are unavailable in insurance bad faith case

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 23 2008

A federal district court in Virginia recently ruled that under Virginia law, an insured may not recover punitive damages in connection with a bad faith claim against its insurer

Concussions in professional and amateur athletics: potential liability for traumatic brain injuries suffered during sporting events

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 31 2014

Over the last two years, there has been a significant increase in public awareness concerning the possible long-term consequences resulting from

Massachusetts high court rules that insurer’s full reimbursement of insured’s expenses does not bar insured’s G.L. c. 93A claim

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2014

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts recently considered whether an insured could pursue a claim against an insurer which had breached its

The State of Connecticut Insurance Department issues guidance on Connecticut’s anti-rebating statute

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 9 2009

The State of Connecticut Department of Insurance (the “Department”) has recently stated that de minimis gifts not exceeding $15 in aggregate value per year are permissible under Connecticut's anti-rebating statute

Potential class action against State Farm and its claims adjusting software company

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2007

Judge Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. of the United States district court of Lousisa federal district court sitting in Louisiana recently held that two homeowners could jointly file an amended complaint and proceed with their proposed class action lawsuit against State Farm Fire and Casualty Company and software company Xactware

Pennsylvania appellate court establishes new approach to an insurer's offer of a defense under a reservation of rights

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2013

A Pennsylvania intermediate appellate court recently prescribed new rules relative to the defense of insureds under a reservation of rights. In

Chinese drywall - MDL court gives preliminary approval to knauf uncapped settlement fund

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2012

On Tuesday, January 10, 2012, Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin Company (“Knauf”) gained preliminary approval from United States District Court Judge Eldon Fallon for the creation of an uncapped repair fund to settle thousands of Chinese Drywall claims across multiple states

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

Data security developments for the insurance industry

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • March 3 2010

In this article, we briefly review several recent developments in the data security requirements that affect insurance companies and producers with operations in the United States and Europe

Online behavioral advertisingtracking litigation: a rising risk facing insurers and insureds

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2012

2012 began with over 100 pending consumer class actions alleging various companies’ improper tracking of customer and other users’ behavior online and via mobile devices