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Lloyd’s syndicates file declaratory judgment action against BP
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2010

On April 20, 2010, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico touched off a subsurface leak in a BP oil well at the ocean's floor


Revised NAIC insurance holding company model act gains traction
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2012

As part of its solvency modernization initiative, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) adopted broad revisions to its model Insurance Holding Company System Regulatory Act and its Insurance Holding Company System Model Regulation (collectively, the Revised Model Law) in December of 2010


New Texas medical stop-loss rules drafted by Texas Department of Insurance
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2015

Within an environment of increased federal and state regulatory emphasis on health insurance related issues arising due to the passage by the U.S


The Court of Appeals of Texas holds third-party claimant lacks standing to sue commercial general liability insurer
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2013

The Court of Appeals of Texas recently held that a third-party claimant does not have standing to assert claims against a commercial general


2016 Excess and Surplus Lines Laws in the United States
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2016

The Nonadmitted and Reinsurance Reform Act (“NRRA”) came into effect on July 21, 2011 as part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer


A Massachusetts court rejects the use of “usual and customary” medical provider payment data to prove reasonable reimbursement for chiropractic services
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2008

In a recent Massachusetts medical provider fee lawsuit which challenged an insurer’s reimbursement of a non-contracted provider at “usual, customary and reasonable” (“UCR”) rates, an appellate court held that the Ingenix 80th percentile provider payment data introduced by the insurer constituted neither “usual and customary” nor “fair and reasonable” reimbursement to this medical provider


New guidance issued on “fixed indemnity” insurance benefits under Affordable Care Act
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 18 2013

When the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) was enacted in 1996, it exempted coverage of “excepted benefits” from its


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


What constitutes transfer of risk? Where is the IRS headed now?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2008

The question of what constitutes insurance for federal income tax (“FIT”) purposes has been, and will continue to be, the subject of controversy


An insured’s statements during and regarding an insurance investigation are not admissible at a subsequent hearing under the business records exception to the hearsay rule
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2007

A New York state appeals court recently held that an insured’s statements made pre-litigation to an insurer’s investigator, as well as subsequent testimony in the investigation regarding those statements, are inadmissible hearsay