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Gulf Oil Spill: Gusher of Insurance Claims
Posted on 4 May 2010 by Randy J. Maniloff

The British Petroleum Claims are Coming The British Petroleum Claims are Coming -- If Paul Revere had been a lawyer Right now there is only one thing that there is more of than oil floating in the Gulf of Mexico - blood. And the sharks smell it and... Read More

A Primer for Managing Risks
Posted on 6 Feb 2012 by Verne Pedro

(Lexis.com subscribers may access the cases below by clicking on the links) By Verne A. Pedro, Special Counsel, Goldberg Segalla LLP Injured visitors, faulty construction, mold, critters, fire, natural disasters-businesses face substantial... Read More

Eyjafjallajokull, Deepwater Horizon, and Property Insurance
Posted on 18 May 2010 by Eugene Wollan

By Eugene Wollan, Senior Counsel, Mound, Cotton, Wollan and Greengrass On March 20, 2010, and again on April 14, 2010, Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted, creating a plume of ash and sediment so massive that air travel across Europe and... Read More

Business Interruption Coverage
Posted on 10 May 2010 by David B. Smith

By David B. Smith, Insurance/Risk Management Consultant, Farella Braun + Martel LLP. The recent earthquake in Eureka, California (as well as the devastating events in Haiti), reminded me of the financial challenges and complexities faced by businesses... Read More

Insurance Coverage Issues for Third-Party Businesses and Municipalities with Losses Due to the Oil Rig Explosion in the Gulf of Mexico
Posted on 15 Jun 2010 by Selena Linde

By Selena Linde, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP An explosion at the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010 left eleven workers dead. Each day since the explosion occurred, approximately 210,000 gallons of oil have... Read More

Insurance Implications of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Posted on 17 May 2010 by Michael Cessna

By Michael Cessna, of Counsel, Lathrop & Gage LLP The potential financial impact of the April 20, 2010 explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico may well eclipse the financial impact of the Exxon Valdez spill in 1989... Read More

Are Property Insurance Claims Getting Harder to Settle?
Posted on 21 Jun 2010 by Joe Whalen

By Joe Whalen, Insurance and Risk Management Consultant, Farella Braun + Martel How much of a typical large property claim (property, builders risk, business interruption, and extra expense losses in excess of $5,000,000) actually gets paid by insurance... Read More

Coverage Implications Related to the Eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull Volcano
Posted on 9 Jun 2010 by Suriano, Henkind, DeAngelis, Montbach, Haas

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... Read More

Anderson Kill & Olick Examine Insurance Implications of Gulf Oil Spill
Posted on 1 May 2010 by John G. Nevius

By John G. Nevius, Shareholder, Anderson Kill & Olick P.C. Reports on the recent collapsed of the Deepwater Horizon rig and associated oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico seem to be going from bad to worse. It's too early to predict how insurance... Read More

Far From the Earthquake, Insurance Claims May Be Triggered
Posted on 11 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Finley Harckham, Partner, Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C. So far, it seems that the U.S. can be thankful that the tsunamis stemming from the terrible earthquake that hit Japan will not do damage on our shores. In our global economy, though, many... Read More

Mealey’s Litigation Report – Class Action Filed by Mississippi Fishermen Seeking Damages from Massive Oil Spill
Posted on 4 May 2010 by David Eldreth

BILOXI, Miss. - (Mealey's) Two Mississippi fishermen on May 3 filed a class action lawsuit in Mississippi federal court against companies they claim are responsible for the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico (Charlie C. Nguyen, et al. v. Transocean... Read More