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Insurer declaratory action: to stay or not to stay?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2015

This month's edition of For the Defense magazine focuses on insurance law. That makes sense. It is difficult to do much defending without bumping


Of phantom damages, collateral sources, and windfalls
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2014

We don't discuss damages much, except to fulminate about punitive damages. Why is that? We're not entirely sure, but to some extent not discussing


Consumer privacy issues abound in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2010

With President Obama scheduled to sign the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act this week, the financial services industry faces a rapidly changing regulatory environment


Defending an IP case: check for insurance coverage
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2007

Whenever a company is sued for any reason, defense counsel must consider insurance coverage


Claims Bar Date Creates Trap for Unwary in Reliance Insurance Company Liquidation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2016

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has established March 31, 2016, as the Claims Bar Date in the Reliance Insurance Company Liquidation


Boosts in Ransomware Attacks Spark Multiple Government Agency Responses
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2016

Following a recent U.S. government interagency report indicating that, on average, there has been an alarming 300 percent spike in daily ransomware


Insurer fails to avoid policy on grounds of misrepresentation, non-disclosure, breach of warranty and illegality
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2013

In Sea Glory Maritime Co v Al Sagr National Insurance Co (The Nancy) 2013 EWHC 2116 (Comm), the First Claimant (the vessel's registered owner


Insurers remain on the hook despite bankruptcy termination provisions
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2009

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York recently prohibited insurers from terminating debtors' insurance contracts based on so-called "cesser" clauses, which provided for the automatic termination of insurance coverage upon the commencement of proceedings under any bankruptcy or insolvency law


OIG will not impose sanctions on entities for program that provides free drugs to patients experiencing delayed insurance approvals
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2015

On August 5, 2015, the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") Office of Inspector General ("OIG) issued Advisory Opinion No. 15-11 (the


After a Strong Enforcement Presence in 2015, OCR Starts 2016 with a $239,000 Civil Money Penalty Judgment
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2016

It has been a busy winter for the US Department of Health and Human Service, Office for Civil Rights ("OCR"). Since November 2015, the agency has