LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
Winston & Strawn Welcomes Caryn Jacobs To Chicago Office

CHICAGO - Winston & Strawn LLP has announced that Caryn L. Jacobs, a prominent litigator focusing on securities, accounting and auditing professional liability and ERISA litigation, has joined its litigation department in Chicago as a partner. Jacobs brings more than 20 years of sophisticated...

Goldgerg Segalla’s Professional Liability Monthly – October, 2010

IN THIS MONTH'S EDITION: Subjective Statements of Underwriter Insufficient in Rescission Action Policyholder Under Medical Malpractice Policy Defeats Rescission Claim - Loses Coverage Under Exclusion States Can Proceed With Challenge to Healthcare Bill Six Women File Suit Against Citigroup...

Goldgerg Segalla’s Professional Liability Monthly – February, 2011

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases below. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. I. Directors and Officers ERIC C. RAJALA v. LOOKOUT WINDPOWER, LLC (D.Kansas, February 4, 2011) [ lexis.com ] Civil RICO Claims Fail...

CaseWatch: Insurance - Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report - April 21, 2011

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Additional Insured Boatwright v. Penn-Ohio Logistics 2011 Ohio 1006 [ Lexis.com / LexisONE ] (Ohio Ct. of App. February 25, 2011) Putative...

Goldberg Segalla's Professional Liability Monthly - April 2011

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases below. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. I. Directors and Officers BRYAN BROS., INC. v. CONTINENTAL CASUALTY CO. (4th Cir. March 24, 2011) [ Lexis.com / LexisONE ] Court Deems...

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – May 23, 2011

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Bad Faith Miller v. Hartford Life Ins. Co. 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38347 [ lexis.com ] (D. Haw., Apr. 7, 2011) Bad Faith and Punitive Damages...

CaseWatch: Insurance – Decisions from The Insurance and Reinsurance Report – May 23, 2011

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases above. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. Bad Faith Miller v. Hartford Life Ins. Co. 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38347 [ lexis.com ] ( D. Haw., Apr. 7, 2011 ) Bad Faith and Punitive Damages...

AZA Welcomes Houston Complex Commercial Litigation Lawyer Tim Shelby

HOUSTON - The complex commercial litigation law firm of Ahmad, Zavitsanos & Anaipakos has announced the addition of accomplished courtroom attorney Tim Shelby . Shelby has been recognized repeatedly as one of the top young lawyers in Texas, including multiple appearances in the Texas Rising Stars...

Goldberg Segalla’s Professional Liability Monthly – October, 2011

Lexis.com subscribers may access the enhanced versions of the cases below. Non-subscribers may access the free, unenhanced versions on lexisONE , if available. In this month's edition: DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS Questions of Fact Preclude Dismissal of Suit Based Upon Business Judgment Rule...

The Emergence of Legal Vendor Risk

by Michael Bell Risks posed by today's third-party legal vendors are dramatically different than the risks posed by legal vendors of the past. These new risks are far beyond what many existing law firm professional liability policies were designed to insure. Failing to account for these changing...

Florida Court Allows Rescission of a Professional Liability Policy

In its recent decision in Zurich American Ins. Co. v. Diamond Title of Sarasota, Inc ., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 170981 (M.D. Fla. Dec. 4, 2013) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida had occasion to consider whether an...