Videocast - Michael Ryan of Krupnick Campbell on Chinese Drywall Remediation and Insurance Coverage

(Please visit the site to view this video) Michael Ryan of Krupnick Campbell Malone Buser Slama Hancock Liberman & McKee spoke on remediation protocols during HB Litigation Conferences' recent conference on Chinese drywall litigation and insurance coverage. Ryan represents plaintiffs in this...

Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass on Insurance Implications Related to Eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull Volcano

By Costantino Suriano, Hilary Henkind, Frank DeAngelis, Frank Montbach, and Marc Haas, Attorneys, Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass On March 20, 2010, after almost 200 years of silence, the Eyjafjallajokull volcano located in southern Iceland erupted. Although the March 20th eruption continued...

Regulators and Insurers Support Green Building Projects with Endorsements and Discounts

Insurers and regulators are addressing Green Building issues at breakneck speed. With state regulators approving new policy endorsements and insurers offering Green Building discounts, insuring properties that are “green” is here to stay. On April 29, 2010, the Pennsylvania Insurance...

Passengers and Airlines Not Likely to Find Sympathetic Ears at Insurers

This article explains the liability faced by air carriers arising out of the closure of most of Europe’s airspace for six days in April 2010, the lack of insurance to cover that loss and the new products being considered to cover such eventualities in future. Europe is now reflecting on the...

Chinese Drywall - Update on Litigation, Settlements, and Insurance Claims

By Ellen Clarke and Sallie Kraus, Attorneys at Law The pace of litigation in the Chinese drywall ("CDW") claims has escalated in recent months. It is alleged that the gypsum that was used to manufacture that drywall came from particular Chinese mines and became contaminated with other...

Looking Back to 2010 and Forward to 2011 and Beyond - Perspectives and Predictions on Climate Change

By J. Wylie Donald, Partner, English & McCarter Another year done, another time to look back and to look forward. In the climate change space, the increasing tempo of regulation was halted, but that does not mean that there were not significant events. We catalog a few with accompanying predictions...

Reed Smith LLP on Insuring Against the Emerging Risk of Kidnap, Ransom, Extortion and Unlawful Detention

By Kit Chaskin and Noel Paul, Attorneys, Reed Smith LLP Companies increasingly are doing business in emerging markets. Along with the so-called "BRIC" countries - Brazil, Russia, India, and China - smaller emerging markets such as Mexico and South Africa are attracting a spike in foreign...

LexisNexis Offers Insurance Resources in the Wake of Hurricane Irene

After Hurricane Irene, individuals and businesses will face property losses and interruption of business and will look to insurers for coverage of these multi-faceted losses. To remain up-to-date on the coverage issues raised by Hurricane Irene and similar natural events, we invite our Community...

Dickstein Shapiro LLP: Emerging Insurance Coverage Issues From Superstorm Sandy

By Kirk A. Pasich, John E. Heintz and Jared Zola, Partners, Dickstein Shapiro LLP In Superstorm Sandy: Emerging Insurance Coverage Issues , partners in Dickstein Shapiro LLP's Insurance Coverage Group discuss insurance coverage considerations for businesses and communities affected by "Superstorm...