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Connecticut Supreme Court determines that the make whole doctrine does not apply to insurance policy deductibles
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2013

The Connecticut Supreme Court, in a much anticipated subrogation decision, recently held that an insurer has priority over a policyholder in the


Concussions in professional and amateur athletics: potential liability for traumatic brain injuries suffered during sporting events
  • Locke Lord 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


2015 NAIC XXXAXXX Reinsurance Supplement Proposal
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2015

On a March 16 conference call, the NAIC Principle-Based Reserving Implementation (EX) Task Force adopted the 2015 XXXAXXX Reinsurance Supplement


OCR expected to strengthen HIPAA enforcement in 2016
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2015

Two recent reports issued by the Office of Inspector General ("OIG") for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") recommended that


California Insurance Commissioner Asks Insurers to Exit Thermal Coal Investments
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

On January 25 the California Insurance Commissioner issued a press release, and also sent email messages to insurers licensed in California


Massachusetts High Court rules that Federal Arbitration Act applies to contracts involving interstate commerce
  • Locke Lord 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


Life settlements: model competition between NCOIL and NAIC
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2008

With an estimated $6.1 billion face value of policies settled in 2006 compared to $2 billion in 2002, the life settlement market continues to demonstrate sustained growth


Virginia federal court rules that punitive damages are unavailable in insurance bad faith case
  • Locke Lord 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


Potential class action against State Farm and its claims adjusting software company
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2007

Judge Stanwood R. Duval, Jr. of the United States district court of Lousisa federal district court sitting in Louisiana recently held that two homeowners could jointly file an amended complaint and proceed with their proposed class action lawsuit against State Farm Fire and Casualty Company and software company Xactware


Reformation based on mutual mistake available under New Jersey law even when sought against third-party not involved in contract negotiations
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2011

On August 23, 2011, in the case of Illinois National Insurance Company v. Wyndham Worldwide Operations, Inc. (No. 10-3833), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the the District Court for the District of New Jersey, which had dismissed the insurer's action for declaratory judgment and granted summary judgment to the claimant upon holding that reformation based upon mutual mistake can never be sought against a third-party who did not participate in the negotiation of the contract