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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

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

First Circuit rules that auto carrier must pay post-judgment interest, despite claimants’ multiple-year failure to demand it

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

In March 2005, the federal district court in Puerto Rico entered a $6 million judgment for a personal injury plaintiff. In late September 2005, the

Second Circuit: excess D&O coverage not triggered until underlying limits exhausted by actual payment

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 7 2013

On June 4, 2013, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in Ali v. Federal Insurance Company, et al., No. 11-5000-cv, affirmed a lower court's decision

Preparing for contingent business interruption claims in the wake of Superstorm Sandy

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2013

The sheer amount of physical damage caused by what was left of Hurricane Sandy when it made landfall in New Jersey on October 29, 2012, is difficult

Reflections on the 2013 PLUS D&O Symposium day two

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2013

The second day of the 2013 PLUS D&O Symposium featured panel discussions on typical concerns of corporate directors, D&O exposures outside the United

Sandy: déjà vu?

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

Seven years ago, Hurricane Katrina made landfall in New Orleans

Are mutual fund investors seeking an end run around Ameriprise Financial v. Gallus?

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

Investors in various mutual funds managed by Principal Financial Group filed a derivative action under Section 36(b) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 in Iowa federal court in late October, alleging that the company charged excessive fees

Alleged mutual fund kickback case allowed to proceed as class action

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 18 2012

Financial lines insurers may want to take a closer look at revenue-sharing agreements between pension plan administrators and the mutual funds they offer plan participants as investment options, in the wake of a Connecticut federal court’s decision to certify a class action against ING Life Insurance & Annuity Company

New York court dismisses Madoff claim against investment advisors & fund managers

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2012

A New York State trial court recently dismissed claims by the holders of variable life insurance policies, some of whose excess cash value was invested with Bernard Madoff’s securities firm, against various investment advisors and hedge fund managers