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NAIC Preliminary Draft Insurance Data Security Model Law Draws Praise and Criticism
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2016

Early this month, the NAIC Cybersecurity (EX) Task Force released a preliminary working and discussion draft of an Insurance Data Security Model Law


The State of Connecticut Insurance Department issues guidance on Connecticut’s anti-rebating statute
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2009

The State of Connecticut Department of Insurance (the “Department”) has recently stated that de minimis gifts not exceeding $15 in aggregate value per year are permissible under Connecticut's anti-rebating statute


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


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


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


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


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


NAIC Gets the Ball Rolling to Streamline GLBA Annual Privacy Notices
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 14 2016

As reported here, recent amendments to the annual privacy notice requirement under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (the "GLBA") contained in the Fixing


An Indiana court allows a bad-faith claim even though the insurer denied coverage correctly
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2013

Until last week, Indiana courts were strict in their treatment of an insurance bad-faith lawsuit. Not only must the plaintiff show ill will by the


Illinois prohibits TPAs and UR organizations from performing services offshore
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2013

The Illinois Department of Insurance ("DOI") issued Bulletin 2012-12 ("Bulletin") on December 20, 2012, prohibiting the use of offshore third party