Insurance Law

    • 7 Sep 2010

    Videocast: Scott Godes and Richard Bortnick Face Off On: Cyber Insurance for Data Breaches and Advertising Injury, and Defining Publication

    Two highly experienced insurance coverage attorneys - Scott Godes of Dickstein Shapiro and Richard Bortnick of Cozen O'Connor - faced off during the "NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum" held in Philadelphia on June 7 and 8, 2010. Hear what they had to say about coverage for data breaches, advertising injury, and the definition of "publication," a critical term in the context...
    • 13 Jul 2009

    Insurance Coverage for Cyberattacks

    If your business suffered the same sort of cyberattacks alleged to have taken place against "U.S. government Web sites - including those of the White House and the State Department -" over the July 4, 2009 holiday weekend, would your insurance cover losses that your company faced?[1] Not worried, because the alleged attacks were only against government sites? Unfortunately, the cyberattacks were more widespread...
    • 29 Jun 2009

    Insurance Coverage for Data Security Breaches

    Data security breaches are a real threat in today’s computer-dependent work environment. Security breaches via hacking, unauthorized internal access, and the inadvertent disclosure of personal information, are all circumstances that can create cost and legal exposure. Chances are, a company’s existing insurance policies may provide some coverage in the event of a data security breach, but there are additional...