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

  • Locke Lord 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

Connecticut Supreme Court determines that the make whole doctrine does not apply to insurance policy deductibles

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2013

The Connecticut Supreme Court, in a much anticipated subrogation decision, recently held that an insurer has priority over a policyholder in the

A Massachusetts court rejects the use of “usual and customary” medical provider payment data to prove reasonable reimbursement for chiropractic services

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2008

In a recent Massachusetts medical provider fee lawsuit which challenged an insurer’s reimbursement of a non-contracted provider at “usual, customary and reasonable” (“UCR”) rates, an appellate court held that the Ingenix 80th percentile provider payment data introduced by the insurer constituted neither “usual and customary” nor “fair and reasonable” reimbursement to this medical provider

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

  • Locke Lord 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

Title V of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010: opening the door to federal involvement in the insurance industry

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2010

On July 21, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Act"

Credit for reinsurance change

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2011

About 30 years ago, U.S. regulators decided to use a then novel approach to “regulate” reinsurance cessions made by U.S. cedents to unauthorized reinsurers

Connecticut approves first certified reinsurer

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2013

The Connecticut Insurance Department (the "CID") has approved Swiss Reinsurance Co. Ltd. as the first certified reinsurer eligible for reduced credit

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

  • Locke Lord 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

Bipartisan Policy Center forms insurance task force

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2015

On Tuesday, March 10, the Bipartisan Policy Center, which was created in 2007 by former Congressional leaders as a Washington D.C.- based think tank

California department bans price optimization

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2015

The California Department of Insurance issued a bulletin on February 18, 2015 advising insurers that they may not use "price optimization" as a