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Management Liability Insurance for Law Firms and the Dewey & LeBoeuf Bankruptcy
Posted on 6 May 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The collapse of the venerable Dewey & LeBoeuf law firm is a cautionary tale from which observers have drawn many lessons, including cautions about the perils associated with large law firm mergers and the challenges associated with various forms of... Read More

Management Liability Insurer Must Defend Insured Accused of Sexual Molestation
Posted on 8 Jun 2012 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The criminal trial in which Jerry Sandusky, the former defensive coordinator of Penn State's football team, stands accused of sexually abusing at least 10 boys over a 15-year period began Tuesday, June 4, 2012, in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky has been... Read More

Ninth Circuit: Professional Services Exclusion Precludes Coverage Under Payroll Services Firm’s Management Liability Insurance Policy
Posted on 24 Aug 2015 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The problems that can arise from the wording of the professional services exclusion in the D&O insurance policy of a service company are perennial issues and a recurring topic on this blog (see most recently here ). In an unpublished August 18, 2015... Read More

Management Liability Insurance: If a Qui Tam Action is a Claim, When is it “First Made”?
Posted on 8 Apr 2015 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The federal False Claims Act imposes liability on those who defraud the government. The law also allows third-parties to bring so-called qui tam actions in the form liability claims under the Act; if the qui tam actions are successful, the third-party... Read More

Management Liability Insurance for Law Firms and the Dewey & LeBoeuf Bankruptcy
Posted on 6 May 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

The collapse of the venerable Dewey & LeBoeuf law firm is a cautionary tale from which observers have drawn many lessons, including cautions about the perils associated with large law firm mergers and the challenges associated with various forms of... Read More

Management Liability Insurance and Immigration Enforcement
Posted on 24 Jul 2014 by Kevin M. LaCroix

In a May 1, 2014 opinion ( here ), District of Kansas Judge Sam A. Crow , applying Illinois law, held that neither the EPL insurance coverage part nor the D&O insurance coverage part of a restaurant company’s management liability insurance policy... Read More