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Ohio adopts new viatical law with STOLI provisions
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2008

Ohio recently became the twelfth state to adopt legislation to address concerns about Stranger-Originated Life Insurance (“STOLI


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: what insurers should know
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2015

The federal legislation commonly known as the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, which created the CFPB, specifically carves out the regulation of


Allocation of covered and uncovered claims: recent decisions on burden shifting and pre-approval requirements
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2015

Ongoing efforts by insurers to recover amounts paid for uninsured losses after settlement or judgment have resulted in extensive litigation over


The Seventh Circuit puts an end to litigation attacking the cost of Force-place insurance
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2013

In Cohen v. American Security Insurance Co., the Seventh Circuit rang the death knell on mortgagors' lawsuits complaining about the cost of


The strategic importance of Rule 24: the judicious use of intervention to assist in the resolution of insurance coverage issues
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2011

It is an all-too-common scenario: An insured tenders a claim to its insurance carrier, demanding defense and indemnity


Chinese drywall - Florida federal district court finds no coverage under CGL policy
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2011

In Amerisure Mutual Insurance Co. v. Albanese Popkin the Oaks Development Group L.P., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 125918 (Nov. 30, 2010), Judge Kenneth A. Marra of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida ordered that the developer’s insurer has no duty to provide coverage or a defense for claims related to Chinese drywall, which were made against the developer


Seventh Circuit decision explains jurisdictional limits for federal court litigation of class action insurance coverage issues
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2012

If an insurance company denies coverage for state court class action litigation and wants the right to litigate the coverage issues in federal court rather than state court, the insurance company should consider filing a declaratory judgment action in federal court before approval of a class settlement or risk losing the right to litigate the issues in federal court


De-risking the book
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2010

As their balance sheets have come under stress, insurers have exited or are considering exiting non-core lines of business where acquisition costs and disappointing results do not justify continued dedication of assets


D&O insurers face potential exposure on Deepwater Horizon claims
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2010

Media reports suggest that BP's D&O insurers could face significant exposure to claims stemming from the Deepwater Horizon disaster


Washington appeals court: self-insured retention not “insurance” for purposes of subrogation
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2008

A Washington state appeals court recently ruled that an insured’s self-insured retention is not primary insurance for purposes of subrogation, and that the insured was therefore entitled to apply settlement amounts it received to its own defense costs prior to the insurer recovering any of the settlement funds