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Court enforces life insurance beneficiary change using electronic signature process
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2012

In an unpublished opinion, Julie Zulkiewski v American General Life Insurance Company v. Ronald S. Zulkiewski and Sharon Zulkiewski, 2012 Mich. App. LEXIS 1086, the Court of Appeals of Michigan recently affirmed a summary judgment for American General Life Insurance Company (“American General”) and in favor of a beneficiary to a life insurance policy designated using an electronic signature process


New York continues its opposition to "shadow insurance"
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

New York Superintendent of Financial Services Benjamin Lawsky has brought his criticism of so-called "shadow insurance" (through which life insurers


Massachusetts Appeals Court orders that 93A claim against carrier be severed, reverses trial court
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2014

In Santacroce v. Sametz, a plaintiff brought suit against both the alleged tortfeasor for negligence, and the tortfeasor's insurer for bad faith in


Recent developments in coverage for construction defect claims
  • Locke Lord 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


New York Assembly passes bill prohibiting "anti-concurrent causation" clauses
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 25 2013

The New York State Assembly recently passed a number of bills seeking to amend the state's insurance laws. Most significantly, Assembly Bill 7455A


Imprudent advice to terminate group health insurance
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2010

Once President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010, and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act on March 30, 2010, (commonly referred to collectively as the "Affordable Care Act" or "ACA") one of the first provisions of the ACA to go into effect was the creation of a temporary high risk insurance pool program to offer coverage to otherwise uninsurable individuals


Connecticut Insurance Department joins others imposing new data breach notification requirements
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2010

The Connecticut Insurance Department (the "Department") issued Bulletin IC-25 (the "Bulletin"), dated August 18, 2010, to require all entities doing business in Connecticut that are licensed by or registered with the Department to notify the Department of any information security incident within five days of discovery


Twice in one day, the Fifth Circuit enforces a pollution buyback’s thirty-day limit for giving notice of an occurrence
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2013

On June 18, two entirely different panels of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed judgments in favor of insurance companies on the grounds


California enacts AB 584 requiring insurance companies to file an ORSA summary
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2013

As of January 1, 2015 insurers and insurance groups will be required to assess the adequacy of their risk management systems and to periodically


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