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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

The Court of Appeals of Texas holds third-party claimant lacks standing to sue commercial general liability insurer

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2013

The Court of Appeals of Texas recently held that a third-party claimant does not have standing to assert claims against a commercial general

Florida Senate Committee approves bill repealing no-fault law

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 22 2013

On April 17, 2013, the Florida Senate Committee on Banking and Insurance approved SPB 7152 as committee bill SB 1888 (the "Bill"). The Bill would

Florida Insurance Commissioner releases report on stranger-originated life insurance

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2009

On February 5, 2009, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (“FOIR”) released a report entitled, “Stranger-Originated Life Insurance and the Use of Fraudulent Activity to Circumvent the Intent of Florida’s Insurable Interest Law” (the “Report”), based on testimony and documentation presented public information hearing on the issue of stranger-originated life insurance which “circumvent the insurable interest laws” (“STOLI”) on August 28, 2008

Massachusetts court says subrogation waiver can survive project completion

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 7 2010

In a case of first impression, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has ruled that an insured's waiver of its carrier's subrogation rights can survive the completion of a construction project

Washington appeals court: self-insured retention not “insurance” for purposes of subrogation

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2008

A Washington state appeals court recently ruled that an insured’s self-insured retention is not primary insurance for purposes of subrogation, and that the insured was therefore entitled to apply settlement amounts it received to its own defense costs prior to the insurer recovering any of the settlement funds

Washington District Court awards attorney’s fees incurred by insured’s subrogee in establishing coverage

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2009

A Washington District Court recently awarded an insured’s subrogee all attorney’s fees incurred at all levels of coverage litigation in establishing entitlement to coverage

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

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

Massachusetts enacts legislation prohibiting STOLI and restricting life settlements

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2013

On January 8, 2013, Massachusetts adopted legislation designed to prohibit stranger originated life insurance transactions ("STOLI"), i.e