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The Illinois Supreme Court rules that the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s statutory damages are not punitive

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2013

In an opinion adjudicating the insurability of claims brought under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA"), the Illinois Supreme

New York Assembly passes bill prohibiting "anti-concurrent causation" clauses

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 25 2013

The New York State Assembly recently passed a number of bills seeking to amend the state's insurance laws. Most significantly, Assembly Bill 7455A

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

High Court allows service out of jurisdiction for declaratory judgment

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • November 30 2011

In the case of Faraday Reinsurance Co Ltd v (1) Howden North America Inc (2) Howden Buffalo Inc 2011 EWHC 2837 (Comm), Howden sought to set aside an order allowing Faraday to serve it with proceedings out of the jurisdiction

New York amends holding company regulations

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 4 2013

Last month, the New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") published notice in the New York State Register that it would be adopting several

Developments in D&O insurance: increased demand from nonprofit organizations

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2013

D&O insurance has long insulated directors and officers of public companies from potential liability. Increasingly, however, board of nonprofit

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

Preparing for contingent business interruption claims in the wake of Superstorm Sandy

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2013

The sheer amount of physical damage caused by what was left of Hurricane Sandy when it made landfall in New Jersey on October 29, 2012, is difficult

Connecticut jury awards $14.7 million against insurer for violation of Unfair Trade Practices Act in auto body shop class action lawsuit

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2010

In a class action lawsuit brought by various auto body shops and the Auto Body Association of Connecticut, a Connecticut jury recently rendered a $14.7 million verdict against an insurance company for allegedly violating the Connecticut Unfair Trade Practices Act

IFCPA potentially expands US sanctions against Iran to non-US insurers and reinsurers

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • Iran, USA
  • -
  • May 29 2013

President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 into law in January 2013, which includes a section entitled the