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Supreme Court of Rhode Island finds that Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act does not create private cause of action against insurers

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2012

In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of Rhode Island declared that a claimant lacks the ability to bring an action against an insurer for violation of Rhode Island’s Unfair Claims Settlement Practices Act

Florida appellate court recognizes new statutory bad faith cause of action in medical malpractice claims

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2007

A Florida appellate court has recognized a new statutory bad faith cause of action in medical malpractice claims

The Eighth Circuit reverses certification of a class challenging an insurer’s use of percentiles to determine whether a doctor’s bill was “usual and customary”

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2013

In Halvorson v. Auto-Owners Insurance Co., the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed certification of a class accusing Auto-Owners Insurance Co

Louisiana insureds petition the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Fifth Circuit decision vacating that portion of Katrina-related judgment that awarded penalties, damages and attorneys’ fees based on an insurer's alleged bad faith

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2009

On July 21, 2009, Judy and Michael Kodrin filed a petition for a writ of certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the Supreme Court to review a Fifth Circuit decision vacating that portion of a Katrina-related judgment that awarded them penalties, damages and attorneys’ fees based on their homeowners insurer’s alleged bad faith

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

Revised NAIC insurance holding company model act gains traction

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2012

As part of its solvency modernization initiative, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) adopted broad revisions to its model Insurance Holding Company System Regulatory Act and its Insurance Holding Company System Model Regulation (collectively, the Revised Model Law) in December of 2010

Aon Energy settles with OFAC after alleged sanctions violations

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • Iran, USA
  • -
  • February 15 2011

Aon International Energy, Inc. ("Aon Energy") has entered a $36,000 settlement with the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") after allegations that the broker violated the Iranian Transactions Regulations

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

Court considers application for stay in favour of Texas arbitration

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • July 28 2008

On 17 July in Equitas Limited v Allstate Insurance Company 2008 EWHC 1671 Mr Justice Beatson handed down his decision on whether Allstate was entitled to a stay of the instant proceedings initiated by Equitas in March 2008

Circular letter regarding contract certainty issued for comment by the New York Insurance Department

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2010

The New York Insurance Department (the “Department”) recently issued a draft Supplement No. 1 to Circular Letter No. 20 (2008) (“CL No. 20”) regarding insurance contract certainty for propertycasualty insurance policies and reinsurance contracts