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Florida’s Construction Defect Resolution Process Is a “Suit” that May Require Insurers to Defend Construction Professionals

USA - January 30 2018 Any construction professional working in Florida likely is familiar with the state’s notice and opportunity to repair statute (“chapter 558”) that…

Counsel, Conflicts & Fees: A Dynamic Duo of Cases in 2017

USA - January 18 2018 Returning to the work routine after the winter holidays can certainly be a drag—but some new case law from the past year should put policyholders in…

Changes Lie Ahead for Companies in the #METOO Era - A Good Insurance Program Should Be a Part of those Changes

USA - January 8 2018 America is facing a reckoning. Many brave individuals have stepped forward over the last several months to speak truth about sexual harassment and…

Settling Complex Insurance Claims - Choosing the Right Path

USA - December 18 2017 In most cases, a reasonable settlement produces a better result than litigation. A good settlement should provide more of what you need at a lower…

Insurance for “Acts of Terror” - Are You Protected?

USA - December 11 2017 The Las Vegas massacre. The Ariana Grande concert bombing in Manchester, England. The Pulse nightclub in Orlando. The concert hall attack in Paris…

Time is of the Essence: Multinational Companies Must Respond to Cyber Regulation

European Union - November 30 2017 One thing is for certain: cyberattacks have become the norm, not the exception. Not even the NSA is capable of completely warding off security…

Some Decisions Policyholders Can Be Thankful for this Year

USA - November 27 2017 It’s that time of the year when Americans gather together, enjoy a feast, and fall asleep in front of the TV. But before the tryptophan kicks in, we…

Are Smart Contracts Smart Enough for the Insurance Industry?

USA - November 20 2017 Third-party intervention may now prove unnecessary when interpreting and enforcing contract provisions—at least this is what proponents of smart…

New York Court Reads Additional Insured Provision Broadly in Favor of Owner and Contractor

USA - November 7 2017 In a previous blog post, we addressed blanket additional insured endorsements, and the circumstances under which Company A could become an additional…

Not Quite So Limited: Are Sublimits Sure to Limit Your Level of Coverage?

USA - November 2 2017 A critical component of any insurance policy is of course its limit, which is usually the most an insurance company must pay for a loss. But many…