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Long term care insurance: policy provisions in dispute

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 31 2014

Long term care ("LTC") insurance has been and will continue to be a focus of attention for the plaintiffs' bar and state and federal regulators. LTC

Myriad II - isolated DNA claims upheld

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 17 2012

On August 16, 2012, a split panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its highly anticipated ruling in Ass’n for Molecular Pathology v. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (the “Myriad case”), effectively affirming their 2011 ruling

Recent local FMLA cases clarify employer obligations

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2009

The Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") has received much attention lately

Recent developments in coverage for construction defect claims

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

Construction defect litigation continues to escalate in jurisdictions around the country. As a result, coverage for defective work and ensuing

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

Employee medical conditions not covered by the ADA

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2007

The Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA” or “Act”) protects only certain impairments as disabilities those that substantially limit engagement in a “major life activity”

New York State Court denies motion to compel discovery of reinsurance and reserve information

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2010

In Mt. McKinley Ins. Co. v. Corning Inc., 2010 NY Slip Op 20235 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. June 14, 2010), an insured (“Corning”) moved to compel discovery of reinsurance and reserve information from its insurers, arguing that this information was relevant, material and necessary to its coverage claim

Court allows retaliatory discharge claim based on alleged report of workplace violence

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 16 2007

Adding to the list of potential claims against Illinois employers, a federal trial court in Chicago recently held that an employee of Abbott Labs could go to trial against the company based on his alleged reporting of a subordinate's threatening workplace violence

Court denies insurer’s motion to bifurcate breach of contract and bad faith claims

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2013

In Osbourne Renfrow v. Redwood Fire and Casualty Ins. Co., et al., 288 F.R.D. 514 (D. Nev. 2013), the U.S. District Court, District of Nevada

District of Massachusetts finds coverage under a professional liability policy in underlying case centered on unfair competition

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

On October 28, the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts denied an insurer's motion for summary judgment in a coverage