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New Jersey prohibits travel discrimination in life insurance policies

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 31 2008

On March 26, 2008, New Jersey Governor, Jon Corzine, signed into law Assembly Bill 1586, sponsored by Assemblyman Neil Cohen

Battery exclusion prevents coverage for exotic dancer set on fire by customer

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 2 2013

Why it matters: An exotic dancer was the victim of a terrible crime perpetrated by a spurned applicant for a job as an exotic dancer. The victim sued

Louisiana court holds allegation of negligence did not trigger duty to defend

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 3 2011

In its recent decision New Orleans Deli & Dining v. Cont'l Cas. Co., 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 111928 (E.D. La. Sept. 30, 2011), the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana had occasion to consider whether under Louisiana law, an underlying suit pertaining to the insured’s alleged practice of depriving its employees of tips triggered a duty to defend under a commercial general liability policy

Supreme Court rules on health care reform: what does this mean for employers in the hospitality industry?

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2012

Health Care Reform, in the form of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, has now survived review by the Supreme Court

2011 Minnesota legislative summary

  • Larkin Hoffman
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 20 2011

Several changes have been made to Minnesota’s alcohol licensing laws

Connecticut Superior Court grants summary judgment for insurer based on total liquor liability exclusion

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 9 2009

An insurer was recently granted summary judgment against its insured based on a commercial general liability insurance policy’s total liquor liability exclusion ("TLLE"

How do you know when you should set up a captive insurance company for your hotel?

  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2011

If you have not yet read our other articles about captive insurance companies, you will want to check out Captive Insurance for Hotel Owners, which describes how hotel owners can protect their business and save money by forming a captive insurance company

Eleventh Circuit affirms duty to defend Legionnaires’ Disease lawsuit

  • Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2012

In its recent decision in Westport Ins. Corp. v. VN Hotel Group, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 22187 (11th Cir. Oct. 25, 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, applying Florida law, had occasion to consider whether a pollution exclusion and a fungibacteria exclusion operated to bar coverage for an underlying wrongful death claim involving Legionnaires' Disease

Taco Bell appeals insurance coverage case to Ninth Circuit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

Taco Bell has requested that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals review a district court determination that three insurance companies are not required to provide coverage under commercial liability policies for economic loss allegedly arising from decreased patronage in the wake of a 2006 E. coli outbreak

Post trial briefs: reviving a trade name damaged in litigation

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2008

Have you ordered a bowl of chili from Wendy's since the infamous finger in the chili incident in March 2005?