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Public hearing on Massachusetts information security regulations

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2009

On September 22, 2009, Socheth Sor of Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP testified at a public hearing before the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulations (“OCABR”) in Boston regarding 201 CMR 17.00, Standards for the Protection of Personal Information of Residents of the Commonwealth

Connecticut federal court awards summary judgment in favor of insurer due to insured’s failure to cooperate

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2009

A Connecticut district court recently awarded summary judgment in favor of an insurance company due to the insured’s failure to cooperate in the insurer’s investigation of a claim

California appellate court applies government contractor immunity defense to boilers on naval vessels in asbestos-related decision

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2009

Earlier this month, a California appellate court held that the government contractor immunity defense applies to a boiler manufactured to United States Navy specifications, shielding the manufacturer from a design defect claim

Report from the NAIC Fall meeting - Vice President Biden addresses state insurance commissioners on healthcare reform

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2009

Vice President Joseph Biden spoke yesterday at the NAIC Fall meeting taking place near Washington DC, and he used the opportunity to seek the support of state insurance commissioners for the Government's proposals for national healthcare reform

Democrats agree to scale back emerging financial regulatory reform bill

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2009

In an attempt to win broader support for emerging legislation to reform the financial industry, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA) moved to change one of the proposal’s more controversial provisions the creation of a Consumer Financial Protection Agency (CFPA

New bipartisan legislation spells out TARP exit strategy

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2009

Last week, a bipartisan group of Representatives introduced legislation (H.R. 3594) that would set forth a specific exit strategy for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP

Connecticut Superior Court grants summary judgment for insurer in lawsuit involving uninsured motor vehicle claim and common law and statutory bad faith claims

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2009

An insurer represented by Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge attorneys John Hughes and Julia Ulrich was recently granted summary judgment by the Connecticut Superior Court in a lawsuit involving a claim for uninsured motorist coverage, and also alleging common law and statutory bad faith against the insurer

Financial regulatory reform outlook

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2009

Though currently shadowed by healthcare reform efforts that have dominated the congressional schedule this fall, the push to enact a financial regulatory overhaul has been making steady progress in Congress

New York appellate court: claims against manufacturer of ear protectors

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2009

Earlier this month, a New York appellate court held that claims against the manufacturer of protective devices for ears were barred by the three-year statute of limitations governing actions to recover damages for personal injury

Federal judge issues default against Chinese drywall manufacturer

  • Locke Lord LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2009

A federal judge in New Orleans has defaulted a defendant, Taishan Gypsum Company, in a products liability class action lawsuit